Re: [PATCH v9 3/5] qrwlock, x86 - Treat all data type not biggerthan long as atomic in x86

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Jan 22 2014 - 03:02:50 EST

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 04:31:56PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> And if somebody tries to do a "smp_store_release()" on a random
> structure or union, do we care? We're not some nanny state that wants
> to give nice warnings for insane code.

Hurm, and here I thought warning on insane code was a good idea :/

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