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Subject[PATCH 06 of 11] rwsem contended
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# HG changeset patch
# User Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@qumranet.com>
# Date 1209740186 -7200
# Node ID 74b873f3ea07012e2fc864f203edf1179865feb1
# Parent a8ac53b928dfcea0ccb326fb7d71f908f0df85f4
rwsem contended

Add a function to rw_semaphores to check if there are any processes
waiting for the semaphore. Add rwsem_needbreak to sched.h that works
in the same way as spinlock_needbreak().

Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@qumranet.com>

diff --git a/include/linux/rwsem.h b/include/linux/rwsem.h
--- a/include/linux/rwsem.h
+++ b/include/linux/rwsem.h
@@ -57,6 +57,8 @@ extern void up_write(struct rw_semaphore
*/
extern void downgrade_write(struct rw_semaphore *sem);

+extern int rwsem_is_contended(struct rw_semaphore *sem);
+
#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_LOCK_ALLOC
/*
* nested locking. NOTE: rwsems are not allowed to recurse
diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
--- a/include/linux/sched.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched.h
@@ -2030,6 +2030,15 @@ static inline int spin_needbreak(spinloc
#endif
}

+static inline int rwsem_needbreak(struct rw_semaphore *sem)
+{
+#ifdef CONFIG_PREEMPT
+ return rwsem_is_contended(sem);
+#else
+ return 0;
+#endif
+}
+
/*
* Reevaluate whether the task has signals pending delivery.
* Wake the task if so.
diff --git a/lib/rwsem-spinlock.c b/lib/rwsem-spinlock.c
--- a/lib/rwsem-spinlock.c
+++ b/lib/rwsem-spinlock.c
@@ -305,6 +305,18 @@ void __downgrade_write(struct rw_semapho
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&sem->wait_lock, flags);
}

+int rwsem_is_contended(struct rw_semaphore *sem)
+{
+ /*
+ * Racy check for an empty list. False positives or negatives
+ * would be okay. False positive may cause a useless dropping of
+ * locks. False negatives may cause locks to be held a bit
+ * longer until the next check.
+ */
+ return !list_empty(&sem->wait_list);
+}
+
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(rwsem_is_contended);
EXPORT_SYMBOL(__init_rwsem);
EXPORT_SYMBOL(__down_read);
EXPORT_SYMBOL(__down_read_trylock);
diff --git a/lib/rwsem.c b/lib/rwsem.c
--- a/lib/rwsem.c
+++ b/lib/rwsem.c
@@ -251,6 +251,18 @@ asmregparm struct rw_semaphore *rwsem_do
return sem;
}

+int rwsem_is_contended(struct rw_semaphore *sem)
+{
+ /*
+ * Racy check for an empty list. False positives or negatives
+ * would be okay. False positive may cause a useless dropping of
+ * locks. False negatives may cause locks to be held a bit
+ * longer until the next check.
+ */
+ return !list_empty(&sem->wait_list);
+}
+
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(rwsem_is_contended);
EXPORT_SYMBOL(rwsem_down_read_failed);
EXPORT_SYMBOL(rwsem_down_write_failed);
EXPORT_SYMBOL(rwsem_wake);

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