On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:43:24AM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:54:03AM -0400, Pranith Kumar wrote:
> > deference should actually be dereference.
> > Signed-off-by: Pranith Kumar <bobby.pr...@gmail.com>
> Good catch.
> Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <j...@joshtriplett.org>
Applied, thank you both!
> > Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt
> > b/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt
> > index 2044227..5cbd8b2 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt
> > @@ -237,7 +237,7 @@ rcu_dereference()
> > The reader uses rcu_dereference() to fetch an RCU-protected
> > pointer, which returns a value that may then be safely
> > - dereferenced. Note that rcu_deference() does not actually
> > + dereferenced. Note that rcu_dereference() does not actually
> > dereference the pointer, instead, it protects the pointer for
> > later dereferencing. It also executes any needed memory-barrier
> > instructions for a given CPU architecture. Currently, only Alpha
> > --
> > 2.10.1