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SubjectRE: [PATCH] refcount: provide same memory ordering guarantees as in atomic_t
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> On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 09:09:57AM +0000, Reshetova, Elena wrote:
> > <snip>
> >
> > > Note that there's work done on better documents and updates to this one.
> > > One document that might be good to read (I have not in fact had time to
> > > read it myself yet :-():
> > >
> > > https://github.com/aparri/memory-
> > > model/blob/master/Documentation/explanation.txt
> >
> > I have just finished reading over this and must say that this is excellent.
> > If I would have started reading on this topic from this doc and then move
> > to other in-tree docs, including memory-barriers.txt, I would
> > have had much less issues/questions and it would be much less of a bumpy
> > read.
>
> Glad you like it! May we have your Acked-by?

I think my Acked-by has little value in this case since I am really a beginner in it
myself, but I would strongly suggest to Peter and others to consider inclusion
of this doc into the tree since I do see a value in it. Again, I am not really an
important person here :)

>
> > Is there any plan to include it into official kernel doc tree? I really think it
> > would be very helpful for others also even basically to explain the notations,
> properties
> > and language people talk about these issues and give examples.
>
> Yes, we do plan to submit it for inclusion.

Great, I think it would help people!

Best Regards,
Elena.

>
>
> Thanx, Paul
>
> > I will try to improve a bit the new doc I have previously sent a patch for in the
> > spirit of this reading.
> >
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Elena.
> >

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