[PATCH 00/11] Introduce Simple atomic and non-atomic counters

Shuah Khan skhan at linuxfoundation.org
Mon Sep 28 22:42:46 UTC 2020

On 9/26/20 10:22 AM, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 05:47:14PM -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
>> This patch series is a result of discussion at the refcount_t BOF
>> the Linux Plumbers Conference. In this discussion, we identified
>> a need for looking closely and investigating atomic_t usages in
>> the kernel when it is used strictly as a counter without it
>> controlling object lifetimes and state changes.
> BTW, I realized the KSPP issue tracker hadn't broken this task out of
> the refcount_t conversion issue[1] into a separate issue, so I've created
> it now: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/106

Cool. Thanks.

-- Shuah

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