On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 01:29:36PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote: > Yes, and that is why I was asking about this. If the write barriers > are expected to be shared across connections, we have a problem. If, > however, they are not, then it doesn't matter that the commands may be > processed out of order.
There is no such thing as a write barrier in the Linux kernel. We'd much prefer protocols not to introduce any pointless synchronization if we can avoid it.