[ovs-git] [openvswitch/ovs] f9cf9e: ofproto-dpif: Use acquire/release barriers with 't...

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  Branch: refs/heads/master
  Home:   https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs
  Commit: f9cf9e574ec6c3aa99b4845bab3ef7b9173c661e
  Author: Jarno Rajahalme <jarno at ovn.org>
  Date:   2017-01-18 (Wed, 18 Jan 2017)

  Changed paths:
    M ofproto/ofproto-dpif.c

  Log Message:
  ofproto-dpif: Use acquire/release barriers with 'tables_version'.

Use memory_order_release when updating the tables version number to
make sure no memory accesses before the atomic_store (possibly
relating to setting up the new version) are reordered to take place
after the atomic_store, which makes the new version available to other

Correspondingly, use memory_order_acquire when reading the
current tables_version to make sure no later memory accesses (possibly
relating to the current version) are reordered to take place before
the atomic_read to ensure that those memory accesses can not relate to
an older version than returned by the atomic_read.

Suggested-by: Daniele Di Proietto <ddiproietto at vmware.com>
Fixes: 621b8064b7 ("ofproto: Infra for table versioning.")
Signed-off-by: Jarno Rajahalme <jarno at ovn.org>
Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>

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