Re: user-mode port 0.44-2.4.7

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 15:00:48 EST

On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> gcc can assume 'state' stays constant in memory not just during the
> 'case'.

The point is that if the kernel has _any_ algorithm where it cares, it's a
kernel bug. With volatile or without.

SHOW ME THE CASE WHERE IT CARES. Let's fix it. Let's not just hide it with


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