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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 08/14] res_counter: return amount of charges after res_counter_uncharge
On Mon 08-10-12 14:06:14, Glauber Costa wrote:
> It is useful to know how many charges are still left after a call to
> res_counter_uncharge. While it is possible to issue a res_counter_read
> after uncharge, this can be racy.
>
> If we need, for instance, to take some action when the counters drop
> down to 0, only one of the callers should see it. This is the same
> semantics as the atomic variables in the kernel.
>
> Since the current return value is void, we don't need to worry about
> anything breaking due to this change: nobody relied on that, and only
> users appearing from now on will be checking this value.
>
> Signed-off-by: Glauber Costa <glommer@parallels.com>
> CC: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
> CC: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
> CC: Suleiman Souhlal <suleiman@google.com>
> CC: Kamezawa Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>

Reviewed-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>

> ---
> Documentation/cgroups/resource_counter.txt | 7 ++++---
> include/linux/res_counter.h | 12 +++++++-----
> kernel/res_counter.c | 20 +++++++++++++-------
> 3 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/resource_counter.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/resource_counter.txt
> index 0c4a344..c4d99ed 100644
> --- a/Documentation/cgroups/resource_counter.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/cgroups/resource_counter.txt
> @@ -83,16 +83,17 @@ to work with it.
> res_counter->lock internally (it must be called with res_counter->lock
> held). The force parameter indicates whether we can bypass the limit.
>
> - e. void res_counter_uncharge[_locked]
> + e. u64 res_counter_uncharge[_locked]
> (struct res_counter *rc, unsigned long val)
>
> When a resource is released (freed) it should be de-accounted
> from the resource counter it was accounted to. This is called
> - "uncharging".
> + "uncharging". The return value of this function indicate the amount
> + of charges still present in the counter.
>
> The _locked routines imply that the res_counter->lock is taken.
>
> - f. void res_counter_uncharge_until
> + f. u64 res_counter_uncharge_until
> (struct res_counter *rc, struct res_counter *top,
> unsinged long val)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/res_counter.h b/include/linux/res_counter.h
> index 7d7fbe2..4b173b6 100644
> --- a/include/linux/res_counter.h
> +++ b/include/linux/res_counter.h
> @@ -130,14 +130,16 @@ int res_counter_charge_nofail(struct res_counter *counter,
> *
> * these calls check for usage underflow and show a warning on the console
> * _locked call expects the counter->lock to be taken
> + *
> + * returns the total charges still present in @counter.
> */
>
> -void res_counter_uncharge_locked(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val);
> -void res_counter_uncharge(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val);
> +u64 res_counter_uncharge_locked(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val);
> +u64 res_counter_uncharge(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val);
>
> -void res_counter_uncharge_until(struct res_counter *counter,
> - struct res_counter *top,
> - unsigned long val);
> +u64 res_counter_uncharge_until(struct res_counter *counter,
> + struct res_counter *top,
> + unsigned long val);
> /**
> * res_counter_margin - calculate chargeable space of a counter
> * @cnt: the counter
> diff --git a/kernel/res_counter.c b/kernel/res_counter.c
> index ad581aa..7b3d6dc 100644
> --- a/kernel/res_counter.c
> +++ b/kernel/res_counter.c
> @@ -86,33 +86,39 @@ int res_counter_charge_nofail(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val,
> return __res_counter_charge(counter, val, limit_fail_at, true);
> }
>
> -void res_counter_uncharge_locked(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val)
> +u64 res_counter_uncharge_locked(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val)
> {
> if (WARN_ON(counter->usage < val))
> val = counter->usage;
>
> counter->usage -= val;
> + return counter->usage;
> }
>
> -void res_counter_uncharge_until(struct res_counter *counter,
> - struct res_counter *top,
> - unsigned long val)
> +u64 res_counter_uncharge_until(struct res_counter *counter,
> + struct res_counter *top,
> + unsigned long val)
> {
> unsigned long flags;
> struct res_counter *c;
> + u64 ret = 0;
>
> local_irq_save(flags);
> for (c = counter; c != top; c = c->parent) {
> + u64 r;
> spin_lock(&c->lock);
> - res_counter_uncharge_locked(c, val);
> + r = res_counter_uncharge_locked(c, val);
> + if (c == counter)
> + ret = r;
> spin_unlock(&c->lock);
> }
> local_irq_restore(flags);
> + return ret;
> }
>
> -void res_counter_uncharge(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val)
> +u64 res_counter_uncharge(struct res_counter *counter, unsigned long val)
> {
> - res_counter_uncharge_until(counter, NULL, val);
> + return res_counter_uncharge_until(counter, NULL, val);
> }
>
> static inline unsigned long long *
> --
> 1.7.11.4
>
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Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs


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