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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>,
	Kan Liang <kan.liang@intel.com>
Cc: 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 15:14:10 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHk-=whiz1sHXu8SVZKEC2dup=r5JMrftPtEt6ff9Ea8dyH8yQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <157117608708.15019.1998141309054662114.stgit@warthog.procyon.org.uk>

On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 2:48 PM David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Add a wakeup call for a case whereby the caller already has the waitqueue
> spinlock held.

That naming is crazy.

We already have helper functions like this, and they are just called
"wake_up_locked()".

So the "prelocked" naming is just odd. Make it be
wake_up_interruptible_sync_poll_locked().

The helper function should likely be

  void __wake_up_locked_sync_key(struct wait_queue_head *wq_head,
unsigned int mode, void *key)
  {
        __wake_up_common(wq_head, mode, 1, WF_SYNC, key, NULL);
  }
  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__wake_up_locked_sync_key);

to match the other naming patterns there.

[ Unrelated ]

Looking at that mess of functions, I also wonder if we should try to
just remove the bookmark code again. It was cute, and it was useful,
but I think the problem with the page lock list may have been fixed by
commit 9a1ea439b16b ("mm: put_and_wait_on_page_locked() while page is
migrated") which avoids the retry condition with
migrate_page_move_mapping().

Tim/Kan? Do you have the problematic load still?

              Linus

  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-15 22:21 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 [this message]
2019-10-16 17:02     ` Tim Chen
2019-10-15 22:33   ` David Howells
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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