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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 1/6] vfio-ccw: make it safe to access channel
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 1/6] vfio-ccw: make it safe to access channel programs
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 19:51:27 +0100
On Wed, 30 Jan 2019 14:22:07 +0100
Cornelia Huck <address@hidden> wrote:
> When we get a solicited interrupt, the start function may have
> been cleared by a csch, but we still have a channel program
> structure allocated. Make it safe to call the cp accessors in
> any case, so we can call them unconditionally.
I read this like it is supposed to be safe regardless of
parallelism and threads. However I don't see any explicit
synchronization done for cp->initialized.
I've managed to figure out how is that supposed to be safe
for the cp_free() (which is probably our main concern) in
vfio_ccw_sch_io_todo(), but if fail when it comes to the one
Can you explain us how does the synchronization work?