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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cmpxchg: Discard unnecessary cast to volatile
On 10/21/2014 03:14 AM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 04:22:27PM -0400, Pranith Kumar wrote:
>>> Generating a volatile pointer is really not necessary here. This is the only
>>> location where a volatile pointer is being generated for use in asm.
>>> This commit removes the unnecessary volatile pointer being created.
>>> Signed-off-by: Pranith Kumar <>
> Seems sane enough to me.

However, it seems like unnecessary churn. Does the volatile hurt in any


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