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SubjectRe: standard queue implementation?
george anzinger wrote:
>
> Eli Carter wrote:
> >
> > All,
> >
> > I did a quick look in include/linux for a standard implementation of an
> > array-based circular queue, but I didn't see one.
> >
> > I was thinking something that could be declared, allocated, and then
> > used with an addq and a removeq. A deallocator would also be good.
> >
> > Is there such a beast in the kernel? If not, it seems that having
> > something like this would reduce the potential for bugs.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> Are you possibly looking for include/linux/list.h ?
>
> Routines to build and manager doubly linked circular lists.

I've seen that, but no. I want a queue of pointers, and the queue
can/should be of fixed length. (I don't want to deal with
allocating/deallocating nodes for this... I just need something simple.)

For now, I'll just write my own, but I may try submitting it as a
"kernel library" type thing later on.

Thanks,

Eli
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