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authorDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2010-04-09 15:39:11 -0700
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2010-04-14 12:20:04 +0200
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rcu: Better explain the condition parameter of rcu_dereference_check()
Better explain the condition parameter of rcu_dereference_check() that describes the conditions under which the dereference is permitted to take place (and incorporate Yong Zhang's suggestion). This condition is only checked under lockdep proving. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: laijs@cn.fujitsu.com Cc: dipankar@in.ibm.com Cc: mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca Cc: josh@joshtriplett.org Cc: dvhltc@us.ibm.com Cc: niv@us.ibm.com Cc: peterz@infradead.org Cc: rostedt@goodmis.org Cc: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Cc: eric.dumazet@gmail.com LKML-Reference: <1270852752-25278-2-git-send-email-paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
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