[PATCH v3 18/18] infiniband: cxgb4: Eliminate duplicate barriers on weakly-ordered archs
jgg at ziepe.ca
Mon Mar 19 12:48:05 AEDT 2018
On Sat, Mar 17, 2018 at 02:30:10PM -0400, Sinan Kaya wrote:
> Somebody also has to take a task and work very hard to get rid of __raw_writeX()
> APIs in drivers/net directory. It looked like a very common practice though
> it clearly violates multiarch portability concerns Jason and Deve highlighted.
When you posted your list I thought most of the hits were in what I'd
think of 'one-arch drivers', eg an IRQ controller or clock driver or
something.. Some might have a reason for it (eg avoiding the swap, for
instance), maybe it is a hold over from before writel_relaxed, or
maybe it is just a cargo-cult behavior..
It is the obviously multi-arch drivers that probably need some
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