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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rwsem: fix missed wakeup due to reordering of load
On Wed, 20 Sep 2017, Andrea Parri wrote:

>> Instead, how about just removing the release from atomic_long_sub_return_release()
>> such that the osq load is not hoisted over the atomic compound (along with Peter's
>> comment):
>
>This solution will actually enforce a stronger (full) ordering w.r.t. the
>solution described by Prateek and Peter. Also, it will "trade" two lwsync
>for two sync (powerpc), one dmb.ld for one dmb (arm64).
>
>What are the reasons you would prefer this?

It was mainly to maintain consistency about dealing with sem->count, but sure
I won't argue with the above.

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