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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] docs/atomics.txt: Update pointer to linux macro

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] docs/atomics.txt: Update pointer to linux macro
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:47:32 +0100

On 12 April 2016 at 12:42, Marc-André Lureau <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM, Pranith Kumar <address@hidden> wrote:
>>  - atomic_read and atomic_set in Linux give no guarantee at all;
>>    atomic_read and atomic_set in QEMU include a compiler barrier
>> -  (similar to the ACCESS_ONCE macro in Linux).
>> +  (similar to the READ_ONCE/WRITE_ONCE macros in Linux).
> That looks accurate to me, but I am not very familiar with these
>>  - most atomic read-modify-write operations in Linux return void;
> why removing that line?

Count the spaces :-)   It's a line of context which happens to start
with a "-" character, not a line being removed.

-- PMM

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