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Date:   Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:35:07 -0800
From:   Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Shaokun Zhang <zhangshaokun@...ilicon.com>
Cc:     Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, jinyuqi@...wei.com,
        kuznet@....inr.ac.ru, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org, edumazet@...gle.com,
        guoyang2@...wei.com, Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: optimize cmpxchg in ip_idents_reserve



On 1/17/20 4:32 AM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> 
> That's crazy, just accept that UBSAN is taking bonghits and ignore it.
> Use atomic_add_return() unconditionally.
> 

Yes, we might simply add a comment so that people do not bug us if
their compiler is too old.

/* If UBSAN reports an error there, please make sure your compiler
 * supports -fno-strict-overflow before reporting it.
 */
return atomic_add_return(segs + delta, p_id) - segs;

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