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SubjectRe: [PATCH] blk-mq: put the driver tag of nxt rq before first one is requeued
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On 09/13/2017 11:54 AM, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On 09/12/2017 09:39 PM, jianchao.wang wrote:
>>> Exactly, and especially the readability is the key element here. It's
>>> just not worth it to try and be too clever, especially not for
>>> something like this. When you read the above, you immediately know
>>> what the code does without needing a comment. That's not true for the
>>> other construct. You both have to read other parts of the function
>>> to figure out what it does, AND read the entire function to ensure it
>>> always does the right thing. Fragile.
>>
>> Thanks for your comments , jens and ming. I'm really appreciative of
>> that. About the fragility, do you mean the possibility that may
>> release the tag of the next rq which has a driver tag itself (maybe a
>> flush) ?
>
> I mean that if you do:
>
> if (!list_empty(list))
> blk_mq_put_driver_tag(nxt);
>
> it's fragile code in the sense that changes elsewhere in the function
> are harder to validate and/or can impact the functionality of that
> simple if and tag put.
>
> The actual release must always be safe, of course.
>

Got it, thanks a lot.

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