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Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2018 01:26:20 +0200
From: Igor Stoppa <>
To: Andy Lutomirski <>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <>,
 Matthew Wilcox <>, Tycho Andersen <>,
 Kees Cook <>, Mimi Zohar <>,
 Dave Chinner <>, James Morris <>,
 Michal Hocko <>,
 Kernel Hardening <>,
 linux-integrity <>,
 LSM List <>,
 Igor Stoppa <>,
 Dave Hansen <>, Jonathan Corbet <>,
 Laura Abbott <>, Randy Dunlap <>,
 Mike Rapoport <>,
 "open list:DOCUMENTATION" <>,
 LKML <>, Thomas Gleixner <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/17] prmem: documentation

On 01/11/2018 01:19, Andy Lutomirski wrote:

> ISTM you don't need that atomic operation -- you could take a spinlock
> and then just add one directly to the variable.

It was my intention to provide a 1:1 conversion of existing code, as it 
should be easier to verify the correctness of the conversion, as long as 
there isn't any significant degradation in performance.

The rework could be done afterward.


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