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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 2/3] bitops: drop volatile qualifier

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 2/3] bitops: drop volatile qualifier
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 08:46:16 +0100

On 8 July 2012 20:22,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> From: Blue Swirl <address@hidden>
> Qualifier 'volatile' is not useful for applications, it's too strict
> for single threaded code but does not give the real atomicity guarantees
> needed for multithreaded code.
> Drop them.
> Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <address@hidden>

Reviewed-by: Peter Maydell <address@hidden>
(though of course it won't apply without patch 1 and I disagree with
patch 1, so you'll need to fix up this patch if you want to apply
it on its own.)

-- PMM

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