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Subject[PATCH] rculist.h: introduce list_entry_rcu and list_first_entry_rcu
I've run into the situation where I need to use list_first_entry with
rcu-guarded list. This patch introduces this. Also changed
list_for_each_entry_rcu to use new list_entry_rcu instead of list_entry.

Jirka

Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jpirko@redhat.com>
---
include/linux/rculist.h | 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
1 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/rculist.h b/include/linux/rculist.h
index e649bd3..5710f43 100644
--- a/include/linux/rculist.h
+++ b/include/linux/rculist.h
@@ -198,6 +198,32 @@ static inline void list_splice_init_rcu(struct list_head *list,
at->prev = last;
}

+/**
+ * list_entry_rcu - get the struct for this entry
+ * @ptr: the &struct list_head pointer.
+ * @type: the type of the struct this is embedded in.
+ * @member: the name of the list_struct within the struct.
+ *
+ * This primitive may safely run concurrently with the _rcu list-mutation
+ * primitives such as list_add_rcu() as long as it's guarded by rcu_read_lock().
+ */
+#define list_entry_rcu(ptr, type, member) \
+ container_of(rcu_dereference(ptr), type, member)
+
+/**
+ * list_first_entry_rcu - get the first element from a list
+ * @ptr: the list head to take the element from.
+ * @type: the type of the struct this is embedded in.
+ * @member: the name of the list_struct within the struct.
+ *
+ * Note, that list is expected to be not empty.
+ *
+ * This primitive may safely run concurrently with the _rcu list-mutation
+ * primitives such as list_add_rcu() as long as it's guarded by rcu_read_lock().
+ */
+#define list_first_entry_rcu(ptr, type, member) \
+ list_entry_rcu((ptr)->next, type, member)
+
#define __list_for_each_rcu(pos, head) \
for (pos = rcu_dereference((head)->next); \
pos != (head); \
@@ -214,9 +240,9 @@ static inline void list_splice_init_rcu(struct list_head *list,
* as long as the traversal is guarded by rcu_read_lock().
*/
#define list_for_each_entry_rcu(pos, head, member) \
- for (pos = list_entry(rcu_dereference((head)->next), typeof(*pos), member); \
+ for (pos = list_entry_rcu((head)->next, typeof(*pos), member); \
prefetch(pos->member.next), &pos->member != (head); \
- pos = list_entry(rcu_dereference(pos->member.next), typeof(*pos), member))
+ pos = list_entry_rcu(pos->member.next, typeof(*pos), member))


/**
--
1.6.0.6


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