[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] Documentation: RCU: rcubarrier: Convert to reST

Paul E. McKenney paulmck at kernel.org
Thu Nov 7 09:55:54 UTC 2019


On Thu, Nov 07, 2019 at 12:09:49PM +0530, Amol Grover wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 07, 2019 at 07:19:27AM +0700, Phong Tran wrote:
> > On 11/6/19 11:56 PM, Amol Grover wrote:

[ . . . ]

> > >   We instead need the rcu_barrier() primitive.  Rather than waiting for
> > >   a grace period to elapse, rcu_barrier() waits for all outstanding RCU
> > > -callbacks to complete.  Please note that rcu_barrier() does -not- imply
> > > +callbacks to complete.  Please note that rcu_barrier() does **not** imply
> > >   synchronize_rcu(), in particular, if there are no RCU callbacks queued
> > >   anywhere, rcu_barrier() is within its rights to return immediately,
> > >   without waiting for a grace period to elapse.
> > > @@ -89,78 +94,78 @@ module uses multiple flavors of call_rcu(), then it must also use multiple
> > >   flavors of rcu_barrier() when unloading that module.  For example, if
> > >   it uses call_rcu(), call_srcu() on srcu_struct_1, and call_srcu() on
> > >   srcu_struct_2(), then the following three lines of code will be required
> > 
> > Hello Amol,
> > 
> > srcu_struct_2() should be srcu_struct_2
> 
> Hey Phong,
> Thanks for the review! Fixed and sent the new patch
> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20191107063241.GA2234@workstation-kernel-dev/

Phong, please let us know whether Amol's new version looks good to you.
If it does, preferably with your Reviewed-by and/or Tested by.  ;-)

							Thanx, Paul


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