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authorSteven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>2006-07-14 16:05:01 -0400
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-07-14 21:56:14 -0700
commitf92213bae062cf88c099fbfd3040fef512b19905 (patch)
treed4bc2ba0cae7dbad57ccc3e6bfe166db82ee2896 /Documentation/memory-barriers.txt
parentbb129994c3bff9c5e8df91f05d7e9b6402fbd83f (diff)
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[PATCH] remove set_wmb - doc update
This patch removes the reference to set_wmb from memory-barriers.txt since it shouldn't be used. Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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@@ -1015,10 +1015,9 @@ CPU from reordering them.
There are some more advanced barrier functions:
(*) set_mb(var, value)
- (*) set_wmb(var, value)
- These assign the value to the variable and then insert at least a write
- barrier after it, depending on the function. They aren't guaranteed to
+ This assigns the value to the variable and then inserts at least a write
+ barrier after it, depending on the function. It isn't guaranteed to
insert anything more than a compiler barrier in a UP compilation.