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From: "Dey, Megha" <megha.dey@linux.intel.com>
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>,
	vkoul@kernel.org, maz@kernel.org, bhelgaas@google.com,
	rafael@kernel.org, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, hpa@zytor.com,
	alex.williamson@redhat.com, jacob.jun.pan@intel.com,
	ashok.raj@intel.com, jgg@mellanox.com, yi.l.liu@intel.com,
	baolu.lu@intel.com, kevin.tian@intel.com,
	sanjay.k.kumar@intel.com, tony.luck@intel.com,
	jing.lin@intel.com, dan.j.williams@intel.com,
	kwankhede@nvidia.com, eric.auger@redhat.com, parav@mellanox.com
Cc: dmaengine@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-pci@vger.kernel.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC 05/15] ims-msi: Add mask/unmask routines
Date: Sun, 3 May 2020 17:16:18 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cc3a136c-5f1f-20fb-86bd-d22230e0a372@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87lfmjtevb.fsf@nanos.tec.linutronix.de>

Hi Thomas,

On 4/25/2020 2:49 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com> writes:
>>   
>> +static u32 __dev_ims_desc_mask_irq(struct msi_desc *desc, u32 flag)
> 
> ...mask_irq()? This is doing both mask and unmask depending on the
> availability of the ops callbacks.

yes, should have called it __dev_ims_desc_mask_unmask_irq perhaps.
> 
>> +{
>> +	u32 mask_bits = desc->platform.masked;
>> +	const struct platform_msi_ops *ops;
>> +
>> +	ops = desc->platform.msi_priv_data->ops;
>> +	if (!ops)
>> +		return 0;
>> +
>> +	if (flag) {
> 
> flag? Darn, this has a clear boolean meaning of mask or unmask and 'u32
> flag' is the most natural and obvious self explaining expression for
> this, right?

will change it a more meaningful name next time around ..
> 
>> +		if (ops->irq_mask)
>> +			mask_bits = ops->irq_mask(desc);
>> +	} else {
>> +		if (ops->irq_unmask)
>> +			mask_bits = ops->irq_unmask(desc);
>> +	}
>> +
>> +	return mask_bits;
> 
> What's mask_bits? This is about _ONE_ IMS interrupt. Can it have
> multiple mask bits and if so then the explanation which I decoded by
> crystal ball probably looks like this:
> 
> Bit  0:  Don't know whether it's masked
> Bit  1:  Perhaps it's masked
> Bit  2:  Probably it's masked
> Bit  3:  Mostly masked
> ...
> Bit 31:  Fully masked
> 
> Or something like that. Makes a lot of sense in a XKCD cartoon at least.
> 

After a close look, we can simply do away with this mask_bits. Looks 
like a crystal ball will not be required next time around after all.

>> +}
>> +
>> +/**
>> + * dev_ims_mask_irq - Generic irq chip callback to mask IMS interrupts
>> + * @data: pointer to irqdata associated to that interrupt
>> + */
>> +static void dev_ims_mask_irq(struct irq_data *data)
>> +{
>> +	struct msi_desc *desc = irq_data_get_msi_desc(data);
>> +
>> +	desc->platform.masked = __dev_ims_desc_mask_irq(desc, 1);
> 
> The purpose of this masked information is?

serves no purpose, borrowed this concept from the PCI-msi code but is 
just junk here.  Will be removed next time around.

> 
> Thanks,
> 
>          tglx
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-04  0:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 89+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-21 23:33 [PATCH RFC 00/15] Add VFIO mediated device support and IMS support for the idxd driver Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:33 ` [PATCH RFC 01/15] drivers/base: Introduce platform_msi_ops Dave Jiang
2020-04-26  7:01   ` Greg KH
2020-04-27 21:38     ` Dave Jiang
2020-04-28  7:34       ` Greg KH
2020-04-21 23:33 ` [PATCH RFC 02/15] drivers/base: Introduce a new platform-msi list Dave Jiang
2020-04-25 21:13   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-04  0:08     ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 03/15] drivers/base: Allocate/free platform-msi interrupts by group Dave Jiang
2020-04-25 21:23   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-04  0:08     ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 04/15] drivers/base: Add support for a new IMS irq domain Dave Jiang
2020-04-23 20:11   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-01 22:30     ` Dey, Megha
2020-05-03 22:25       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-03 22:40         ` Dey, Megha
2020-05-03 22:46           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-04  0:25             ` Dey, Megha
2020-05-04 12:14               ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-06 10:27                 ` Tian, Kevin
2020-04-25 21:38   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-04  0:11     ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 05/15] ims-msi: Add mask/unmask routines Dave Jiang
2020-04-25 21:49   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-04  0:16     ` Dey, Megha [this message]
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 06/15] ims-msi: Enable IMS interrupts Dave Jiang
2020-04-25 22:13   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-04  0:17     ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 07/15] Documentation: Interrupt Message store Dave Jiang
2020-04-23 20:04   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-01 22:32     ` Dey, Megha
2020-05-03 22:28       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-03 22:41         ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 08/15] vfio/mdev: Add a member for iommu domain in mdev_device Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 09/15] vfio/type1: Save domain when attach domain to mdev Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 10/15] dmaengine: idxd: add config support for readonly devices Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:34 ` [PATCH RFC 11/15] dmaengine: idxd: add IMS support in base driver Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:35 ` [PATCH RFC 12/15] dmaengine: idxd: add device support functions in prep for mdev Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:35 ` [PATCH RFC 13/15] dmaengine: idxd: add support for VFIO mediated device Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:35 ` [PATCH RFC 14/15] dmaengine: idxd: add error notification from host driver to " Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:35 ` [PATCH RFC 15/15] dmaengine: idxd: add ABI documentation for mediated device support Dave Jiang
2020-04-21 23:54 ` [PATCH RFC 00/15] Add VFIO mediated device support and IMS support for the idxd driver Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-22  0:53   ` Tian, Kevin
2020-04-22 11:50     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-22 21:14       ` Raj, Ashok
2020-04-23 19:12         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-24  3:27           ` Tian, Kevin
2020-04-24 12:44             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-24 16:25               ` Tian, Kevin
2020-04-24 18:12                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-26  5:18                   ` Tian, Kevin
2020-04-26 19:13                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-27  3:43                       ` Alex Williamson
2020-04-27 11:58                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-27 13:19                           ` Alex Williamson
2020-04-27 13:22                             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-27 14:18                               ` Alex Williamson
2020-04-27 14:25                                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-27 15:41                                   ` Alex Williamson
2020-04-27 16:16                                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-27 16:25                                       ` Dave Jiang
2020-04-27 21:56                                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-29  9:42                               ` Tian, Kevin
2020-05-08 20:47                                 ` Raj, Ashok
2020-05-08 23:16                                   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-08 23:52                                     ` Dave Jiang
2020-05-09  0:09                                     ` Raj, Ashok
2020-05-09 12:21                                       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-13  2:29                                         ` Jason Wang
2020-05-13  8:30                                         ` Tian, Kevin
2020-05-13 12:40                                           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-27 12:13                       ` Tian, Kevin
2020-04-27 12:55                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-04-22 21:24   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-23 19:17     ` Dan Williams
2020-04-23 19:49       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-01 22:31         ` Dey, Megha
2020-05-03 22:21           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-03 22:32             ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-23 19:18     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-01 22:31       ` Dey, Megha
2020-05-03 22:22         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-03 22:31           ` Dey, Megha
2020-05-03 22:36             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-04  0:20               ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-22 23:04   ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-23 19:44     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-05-01 22:32       ` Dey, Megha
2020-04-24  6:31   ` Jason Wang

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