[PATCH] Document Linux's memory barriers

Andi Kleen ak at suse.de
Tue Mar 7 22:57:23 EST 2006

On Tuesday 07 March 2006 20:23, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 18:30 +0000, David Howells wrote:
> > True, I suppose. I should make it clear that these accessor functions imply
> > memory barriers, if indeed they do,
> They don't, but according to Documentation/DocBook/deviceiobook.tmpl
> they are performed by the compiler in the order specified.

I don't think that's correct. Probably the documentation should
be fixed.


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