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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kasan-dev@googlegroups.com,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>,
	Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 01/12] locking/lockdep: Rework lockdep_set_novalidate_class()
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2018 02:28:23 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181111012823.GB12766@worktop.psav.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <bc8ef8ae-c673-f4ae-fab1-3fe1bc884087@redhat.com>

On Sat, Nov 10, 2018 at 07:26:51PM -0500, Waiman Long wrote:
> On 11/10/2018 09:14 AM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 03:34:17PM -0500, Waiman Long wrote:
> >> The current lockdep_set_novalidate_class() implementation is like
> >> a hack. It assigns a special class key for that lock and calls
> >> lockdep_init_map() twice.
> > Ideally it would go away.. it is not thing that should be used.
> 
> Yes, I agree. Right now, lockdep_set_novalidate_class() is used in
> 
> drivers/base/core.c:    lockdep_set_novalidate_class(&dev->mutex);
> drivers/md/bcache/btree.c:      lockdep_set_novalidate_class(&b->lock);
> drivers/md/bcache/btree.c:     
> lockdep_set_novalidate_class(&b->write_lock);
> 
> Do you know the history behind making them novalidate?

Only of the driver/base/core.c one; there the locking order depends on
the hardware and we never quite found a way to annotate that sanely. I
forgot most details though.

The other stuff I only 'recently' found out about :-( And ideally would
have never made it into the tree, but alas.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-11-11  1:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-08 20:34 [RFC PATCH 00/12] locking/lockdep: Add a new class of terminal locks Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 01/12] locking/lockdep: Rework lockdep_set_novalidate_class() Waiman Long
2018-11-10 14:14   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-11  0:26     ` Waiman Long
2018-11-11  1:28       ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 02/12] locking/lockdep: Add a new terminal lock type Waiman Long
2018-11-10 14:17   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-11  0:28     ` Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 03/12] locking/lockdep: Add DEFINE_TERMINAL_SPINLOCK() and related macros Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 04/12] printk: Make logbuf_lock a terminal lock Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 05/12] debugobjects: Mark pool_lock as " Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 06/12] debugobjects: Move printk out of db lock critical sections Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 07/12] locking/lockdep: Add support for nested terminal locks Waiman Long
2018-11-10 14:20   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-11  0:30     ` Waiman Long
2018-11-11  1:30       ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 08/12] debugobjects: Make object hash locks " Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 09/12] lib/stackdepot: Make depot_lock a terminal spinlock Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 10/12] locking/rwsem: Mark rwsem.wait_lock as a terminal lock Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 11/12] cgroup: Mark the rstat percpu lock as terminal Waiman Long
2018-11-08 20:34 ` [RFC PATCH 12/12] mm/kasan: Make quarantine_lock a terminal lock Waiman Long
2018-11-09  8:04 ` [RFC PATCH 00/12] locking/lockdep: Add a new class of terminal locks Ingo Molnar
2018-11-09 15:48   ` Waiman Long
2018-11-12  5:15     ` Ingo Molnar
2018-11-10 14:10   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-10 23:35     ` Waiman Long
2018-11-12  5:10       ` Ingo Molnar
2018-11-12  5:53         ` Josh Poimboeuf
2018-11-12  6:30           ` Ingo Molnar
2018-11-12 22:22             ` Josh Poimboeuf
2018-11-12 22:56               ` Waiman Long

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