1. 25 Oct, 2017 1 commit
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      locking/atomics: COCCINELLE/treewide: Convert trivial ACCESS_ONCE() patterns... · 6aa7de05
      Mark Rutland authored
      locking/atomics: COCCINELLE/treewide: Convert trivial ACCESS_ONCE() patterns to READ_ONCE()/WRITE_ONCE()
      
      Please do not apply this to mainline directly, instead please re-run the
      coccinelle script shown below and apply its output.
      
      For several reasons, it is desirable to use {READ,WRITE}_ONCE() in
      preference to ACCESS_ONCE(), and new code is expected to use one of the
      former. So far, there's been no reason to change most existing uses of
      ACCESS_ONCE(), as these aren't harmful, and changing them results in
      churn.
      
      However, for some features, the read/write distinction is critical to
      correct operation. To distinguish these cases, separate read/write
      accessors must be used. This patch migrates (most) remaining
      ACCESS_ONCE() instances to {READ,WRITE}_ONCE(), using the following
      coccinelle script:
      
      ----
      // Convert trivial ACCESS_ONCE() uses to equivalent READ_ONCE() and
      // WRITE_ONCE()
      
      // $ make coccicheck COCCI=/home/mark/once.cocci SPFLAGS="--include-headers" MODE=patch
      
      virtual patch
      
      @ depends on patch @
      expression E1, E2;
      @@
      
      - ACCESS_ONCE(E1) = E2
      + WRITE_ONCE(E1, E2)
      
      @ depends on patch @
      expression E;
      @@
      
      - ACCESS_ONCE(E)
      + READ_ONCE(E)
      ----
      Signed-off-by: default avatarMark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
      Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
      Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
      Cc: davem@davemloft.net
      Cc: linux-arch@vger.kernel.org
      Cc: mpe@ellerman.id.au
      Cc: shuah@kernel.org
      Cc: snitzer@redhat.com
      Cc: thor.thayer@linux.intel.com
      Cc: tj@kernel.org
      Cc: viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk
      Cc: will.deacon@arm.com
      Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1508792849-3115-19-git-send-email-paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.comSigned-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
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