Re: write_unlock: replace clear_bit with byte store

From: Christoph Lameter <clameter_at_engr.sgi.com>
Date: 2005-04-30 01:46:14
On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, David Mosberger wrote:

> >>>>> On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 08:30:27 -0700 (PDT), Christoph Lameter <clameter@engr.sgi.com> said:
>
>   Christoph> So is my version of inline asm int the latest version
>   Christoph> from yesterday.  There is an alternate version included
>   Christoph> for !ASM_SUPPORTED in C which does not use an nta store.
>
> Yes, but _if_ it's a good idea to use .nta with GCC, there is no
> reason not to do the same with ICC.  Don't introduce unnecessary
> divergence.

The same situation of .nta only for GCC already exists for regular
spinlocks as a result of my nta unlock patch that I posted a week or so
ago.

I do not know too much about ICC...

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