On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 11:34:32AM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote: > On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 09:40:40AM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote: > > And I think if we raise atomic*_acquire() to require TSO (but ideally > > raise it to RCsc) we're there. > > To clarify, just the RmW-acquire. Things like atomic_read_acquire() can > stay smp_load_acquire() and be RCpc.
I don't have strong opinions about strengthening RmW atomics to TSO, so if it helps to unblock Alan's patch (which doesn't go near this!) then I'll go with it. The important part is that we continue to allow roach motel into the RmW for other accesses in the non-fully-ordered cases. Daniel -- your AMO instructions are cool with this, right? It's just the fence-based implementations that will need help? Will