[tip/core/rcu,9/9] rculist.h: Add list_tail_rcu()
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Message ID 20191210042002.3490-9-paulmck@kernel.org
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  • RCU list updates for v5.6
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Paul E. McKenney Dec. 10, 2019, 4:20 a.m. UTC
From: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04@gmail.com>

This patch adds the macro list_tail_rcu() and documents it.

Signed-off-by: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04@gmail.com>
[ paulmck: Reword a bit. ]
Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
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 include/linux/rculist.h | 10 ++++++++++
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/include/linux/rculist.h b/include/linux/rculist.h
index 4b7ae1b..9f313e4 100644
--- a/include/linux/rculist.h
+++ b/include/linux/rculist.h
@@ -40,6 +40,16 @@  static inline void INIT_LIST_HEAD_RCU(struct list_head *list)
  */
 #define list_next_rcu(list)	(*((struct list_head __rcu **)(&(list)->next)))
 
+/**
+ * list_tail_rcu - returns the prev pointer of the head of the list
+ * @head: the head of the list
+ *
+ * Note: This should only be used with the list header, and even then
+ * only if list_del() and similar primitives are not also used on the
+ * list header.
+ */
+#define list_tail_rcu(head)	(*((struct list_head __rcu **)(&(head)->prev)))
+
 /*
  * Check during list traversal that we are within an RCU reader
  */