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authorPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@us.ibm.com>2005-05-01 08:59:05 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@ppc970.osdl.org>2005-05-01 08:59:05 -0700
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[PATCH] Update RCU documentation
Update the RCU documentation to allow for the new synchronize_rcu() and synchronize_sched() primitives. Fix a few other nits as well. Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/RTFP.txt b/Documentation/RCU/RTFP.txt
index 12250b342e1f..9c6d450138ea 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/RTFP.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/RTFP.txt
@@ -108,8 +108,9 @@ year saw a paper describing an RCU implementation of System V IPC
2004 has seen a Linux-Journal article on use of RCU in dcache
[McKenney04a], a performance comparison of locking to RCU on several
different CPUs [McKenney04b], a dissertation describing use of RCU in a
-number of operating-system kernels [PaulEdwardMcKenneyPhD], and a paper
-describing how to make RCU safe for soft-realtime applications [Sarma04c].
+number of operating-system kernels [PaulEdwardMcKenneyPhD], a paper
+describing how to make RCU safe for soft-realtime applications [Sarma04c],
+and a paper describing SELinux performance with RCU [JamesMorris04b].
Bibtex Entries
@@ -341,6 +342,17 @@ Dipankar Sarma"
,pages="18-26"
}
+@techreport{Friedberg03a
+,author="Stuart A. Friedberg"
+,title="Lock-Free Wild Card Search Data Structure and Method"
+,institution="US Patent and Trademark Office"
+,address="Washington, DC"
+,year="2003"
+,number="US Patent 6,662,184 (contributed under GPL)"
+,month="December"
+,pages="112"
+}
+
@article{McKenney04a
,author="Paul E. McKenney and Dipankar Sarma and Maneesh Soni"
,title="Scaling dcache with {RCU}"
@@ -373,6 +385,9 @@ in Operating System Kernels"
,school="OGI School of Science and Engineering at
Oregon Health and Sciences University"
,year="2004"
+,note="Available:
+\url{http://www.rdrop.com/users/paulmck/RCU/RCUdissertation.2004.07.14e1.pdf}
+[Viewed October 15, 2004]"
}
@Conference{Sarma04c
@@ -385,3 +400,13 @@ Oregon Health and Sciences University"
,month="June"
,pages="182-191"
}
+
+@unpublished{JamesMorris04b
+,Author="James Morris"
+,Title="Recent Developments in {SELinux} Kernel Performance"
+,month="December"
+,year="2004"
+,note="Available:
+\url{http://www.livejournal.com/users/james_morris/2153.html}
+[Viewed December 10, 2004]"
+}