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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1 2/2] include/qemu/atomic: add compile time as

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1 2/2] include/qemu/atomic: add compile time asserts
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2016 10:33:51 +0200
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On 01/04/2016 17:03, Alex Bennée wrote:
>> > To be safely portable no atomic access should be trying to do more than
>> > the natural word width of the host. The most common abuse is trying to
>> > atomically access 64 bit values on a 32 bit host.
>> >
>> > This patch adds some QEMU_BUILD_BUG_ON to the __atomic instrinsic paths
>> > to create a build failure if (sizeof(*ptr) > sizeof(void *)).
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Alex Bennée <address@hidden>
> Ping Paolo. Is this worth including in a re-spin?

Yes, please.

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