Commit 1ba9c5e6 authored by Paul E. McKenney's avatar Paul E. McKenney

rtnetlink: Update now-misleading smp_read_barrier_depends() comment

Now that READ_ONCE() implies smp_read_barrier_depends(), update the
rtnl_dereference() header comment accordingly.
Signed-off-by: default avatarPaul E. McKenney <>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <>
Cc: Vladislav Yasevich <>
Cc: Mark Rutland <>
Cc: David Ahern <>
Cc: Vlad Yasevich <>
parent 137f61f6
......@@ -70,8 +70,7 @@ static inline bool lockdep_rtnl_is_held(void)
* @p: The pointer to read, prior to dereferencing
* Return the value of the specified RCU-protected pointer, but omit
* both the smp_read_barrier_depends() and the READ_ONCE(), because
* caller holds RTNL.
* the READ_ONCE(), because caller holds RTNL.
#define rtnl_dereference(p) \
rcu_dereference_protected(p, lockdep_rtnl_is_held())
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