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SubjectRe: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 05/28] rcu: Move rcu_head definition to types.h
On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 07:26:21PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> * Paul E. McKenney (paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com) wrote:
> > Take a first step towards untangling Linux kernel header files by
> > placing the struct rcu_head definition into include/linux/types.h.
> > Once this is in place, then header files that need only rcu_head
> > can include types.h rather than rcupdate.h.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>
> Yes! I'm suddenly feeling the temperature drop by a few degrees in
> #include hell ;) One detail though: I think rcupdate.h should then
> include types.h.

Glad you like it!

But please see below.

> Thanks,
>
> Mathieu
>
>
> > ---
> > include/linux/rcupdate.h | 10 +---------
> > include/linux/types.h | 10 ++++++++++
> > 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/rcupdate.h b/include/linux/rcupdate.h
> > index 8be0433..ad09eb8 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/rcupdate.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/rcupdate.h
> > @@ -64,15 +64,7 @@ static inline void rcutorture_record_progress(unsigned long vernum)
> > #define ULONG_CMP_GE(a, b) (ULONG_MAX / 2 >= (a) - (b))
> > #define ULONG_CMP_LT(a, b) (ULONG_MAX / 2 < (a) - (b))
> >
> > -/**
> > - * struct rcu_head - callback structure for use with RCU
> > - * @next: next update requests in a list
> > - * @func: actual update function to call after the grace period.
> > - */
> > -struct rcu_head {
> > - struct rcu_head *next;
> > - void (*func)(struct rcu_head *head);
> > -};
> > +#include <linux/types.h>

And here you go!

> >
> > /* Exported common interfaces */
> > extern void call_rcu_sched(struct rcu_head *head,
> > diff --git a/include/linux/types.h b/include/linux/types.h
> > index 176da8c..57a9723 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/types.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/types.h
> > @@ -238,6 +238,16 @@ struct ustat {
> > char f_fpack[6];
> > };
> >
> > +/**
> > + * struct rcu_head - callback structure for use with RCU
> > + * @next: next update requests in a list
> > + * @func: actual update function to call after the grace period.
> > + */
> > +struct rcu_head {
> > + struct rcu_head *next;
> > + void (*func)(struct rcu_head *head);
> > +};
> > +
> > #endif /* __KERNEL__ */
> > #endif /* __ASSEMBLY__ */
> > #endif /* _LINUX_TYPES_H */
> > --
> > 1.7.3.2
> >
>
> --
> Mathieu Desnoyers
> Operating System Efficiency R&D Consultant
> EfficiOS Inc.
> http://www.efficios.com


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