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From: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: dhowells@redhat.com, Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>,
	Kan Liang <kan.liang@intel.com>,
	Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>,
	Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Nicolas Dichtel <nicolas.dichtel@6wind.com>,
	raven@themaw.net, Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>,
	keyrings@vger.kernel.org, linux-usb@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-block <linux-block@vger.kernel.org>,
	LSM List <linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 02/21] Add a prelocked wake-up
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:33:16 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20274.1571178796@warthog.procyon.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=whiz1sHXu8SVZKEC2dup=r5JMrftPtEt6ff9Ea8dyH8yQ@mail.gmail.com>

Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> > Add a wakeup call for a case whereby the caller already has the waitqueue
> > spinlock held.
> 
> That naming is crazy.

Sorry, yeah.  This is a bit hacked together at the moment and needs some more
tidying up.  I've had a lot of problems with performance regressions of up to
40% from seemingly simple changes involving moving locks around - it turns out
that the problem was that I was running with kasan enabled.

David

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-10-15 22:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-15 21:47 [RFC PATCH 00/21] pipe: Keyrings, Block and USB notifications David Howells
2019-10-15 21:47 ` [RFC PATCH 01/21] pipe: Reduce #inclusion of pipe_fs_i.h David Howells
2019-10-15 21:48 ` [RFC PATCH 02/21] Add a prelocked wake-up David Howells
2019-10-15 22:14   ` Linus Torvalds
2019-10-16 17:02     ` Tim Chen
2019-10-15 22:33   ` David Howells [this message]
2019-10-16 14:26   ` David Howells
2019-10-16 15:31     ` Linus Torvalds
2019-10-15 21:48 ` [RFC PATCH 03/21] pipe: Use head and tail pointers for the ring, not cursor and length David Howells
2019-10-16  7:46   ` Rasmus Villemoes
2019-10-17 10:53   ` David Howells
2019-10-15 21:48 ` [RFC PATCH 04/21] pipe: Advance tail pointer inside of wait spinlock in pipe_read() David Howells
2019-10-15 21:48 ` [RFC PATCH 05/21] pipe: Conditionalise wakeup " David Howells
2019-10-15 21:48 ` [RFC PATCH 06/21] pipe: Rearrange sequence in pipe_write() to preallocate slot David Howells
2019-10-15 21:48 ` [RFC PATCH 07/21] pipe: Remove redundant wakeup from pipe_write() David Howells
2019-10-15 21:49 ` [RFC PATCH 08/21] pipe: Check for ring full inside of the spinlock in pipe_write() David Howells
2019-10-15 22:20   ` Linus Torvalds
2019-10-15 21:49 ` [RFC PATCH 09/21] uapi: General notification queue definitions David Howells
2019-10-15 21:49 ` [RFC PATCH 10/21] security: Add hooks to rule on setting a watch David Howells
2019-10-15 21:49 ` [RFC PATCH 11/21] security: Add a hook for the point of notification insertion David Howells
2019-10-15 21:49 ` [RFC PATCH 12/21] pipe: Add general notification queue support David Howells
2019-10-15 21:49 ` [RFC PATCH 13/21] keys: Add a notification facility David Howells
2019-10-15 21:49 ` [RFC PATCH 14/21] Add sample notification program David Howells
2019-10-15 21:50 ` [RFC PATCH 15/21] pipe: Allow buffers to be marked read-whole-or-error for notifications David Howells
2019-10-15 21:50 ` [RFC PATCH 16/21] pipe: Add notification lossage handling David Howells
2019-10-15 21:50 ` [RFC PATCH 17/21] Add a general, global device notification watch list David Howells
2019-10-15 21:50 ` [RFC PATCH 18/21] block: Add block layer notifications David Howells
2019-10-15 21:50 ` [RFC PATCH 19/21] usb: Add USB subsystem notifications David Howells
2019-10-15 21:50 ` [RFC PATCH 20/21] selinux: Implement the watch_key security hook David Howells
2019-10-15 21:50 ` [RFC PATCH 21/21] smack: Implement the watch_key and post_notification hooks David Howells
2019-10-15 22:11 ` [RFC PATCH 00/21] pipe: Keyrings, Block and USB notifications James Morris
2019-10-15 22:32 ` Linus Torvalds

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