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Sync operation in atomic_add_return()

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Subject: Sync operation in atomic_add_return()
From: "Gideon Stupp \(gstupp\)" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 15:42:32 +0100
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I am trying to figure out why there is a sync operation in
I believe it was added in the linux-2.4.19 patch, but can't trace the
reason. Can anyone help?

Thanks, Gideon.

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