Re: [-mm PATCH 1/4] RCU: split classic rcu

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Sep 25 2006 - 12:55:33 EST

On Sat, Sep 23, 2006 at 09:01:41PM +0530, Dipankar Sarma wrote:
> This patch re-organizes the RCU code to enable multiple implementations
> of RCU. Users of RCU continues to include rcupdate.h and the
> RCU interfaces remain the same. This is in preparation for
> subsequently merging the preepmtpible RCU implementation.

I still disagree very strongly. In a given tree there should be oneRCU
implementation for the traditional interface. We probably want srcu
in addition, but not things hiding behind the interface.
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