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From: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.ibm.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Cc: Mike Snitzer <snitzer@redhat.com>,
	Nikos Tsironis <ntsironis@arrikto.com>,
	agk@redhat.com, dm-devel@redhat.com, mpatocka@redhat.com,
	iliastsi@arrikto.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] list_bl: Add hlist_bl_add_before/behind helpers
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:13:21 -0700
Message-ID: <20190311221321.GP13351@linux.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190311181607.GA9388@infradead.org>

On Mon, Mar 11, 2019 at 11:16:08AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 04:32:02PM -0500, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> > Hi Paul and Christoph,
> > 
> > You've added your Signed-off-by to include/linux/list_bl.h commits in
> > the past.  I'm not sure how this proposed patch should be handled.
> > 
> > These new hlist_bl_add_{before,behind} changes are a prereq for
> > dm-snapshot changes that Nikos has proposed, please see:
> > https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10739265/
> > 
> > Any assistance/review you, or others on LKML, might be able to provide
> > would be appreciated.
> 
> I just killed two helpers.  That being said assuming that we only
> rely on the next pointer for the lockless traversals the changes look
> fine to me, but the code might be beyond my paygrade..

First, apologies for being slow on this one.

Second, were the two helpers hlist_bl_add_{before,behind}()?  If so, I
guess there is not much point in me looking them over.  Though perhaps
I should be looking something else over?

							Thanx, Paul


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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20181220180651.4879-1-ntsironis@arrikto.com>
     [not found] ` <20181220180651.4879-2-ntsironis@arrikto.com>
2019-02-28 21:32   ` Mike Snitzer
2019-02-28 21:34     ` Mike Snitzer
2019-03-11 18:16     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-03-11 22:13       ` Paul E. McKenney [this message]
2019-03-11 22:43         ` Mike Snitzer
2019-03-14  0:25           ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-03-13 23:48     ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-03-14  0:30       ` Mike Snitzer
2019-03-14 13:28         ` [dm-devel] " Nikos Tsironis
2019-03-14 14:07           ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-03-14 15:03             ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-03-17 11:52               ` Nikos Tsironis
2019-03-18 17:16                 ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-03-20 20:25                   ` Nikos Tsironis
2019-03-14 17:01             ` Nikos Tsironis

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