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SubjectRe: [RFC v1 08/14] bus1: implement peer management context
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On 28.10.2016 15:23, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 3:05 PM, Richard Weinberger
> <richard.weinberger@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 9:18 PM, David Herrmann <dh.herrmann@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> + /* initialize constant fields */
>>> + peer->id = atomic64_inc_return(&peer_ids);
>>> + peer->flags = 0;
>>> + peer->cred = get_cred(current_cred());
>>> + peer->pid_ns = get_pid_ns(task_active_pid_ns(current));
>>> + peer->user = user;
>>> + peer->debugdir = NULL;
>>> + init_waitqueue_head(&peer->waitq);
>>> + bus1_active_init(&peer->active);
>>> +
>>> + /* initialize data section */
>>> + mutex_init(&peer->data.lock);
>>> +
>>> + /* initialize peer-private section */
>>> + mutex_init(&peer->local.lock);
>>> +
>>> + if (!IS_ERR_OR_NULL(bus1_debugdir)) {
>>
>> How can bus1_debugdir contain an error code? AFACT it is either a
>> valid dentry or NULL.
>
> If debugfs is not enabled it will be ERR_PTR(-ENODEV).

I thought you handle that earlier. But just figured that you check only
for NULL after doing debugfs_create_dir(). This confused me.

>>> + char idstr[22];
>>> +
>>> + snprintf(idstr, sizeof(idstr), "peer-%llx", peer->id);
>>> +
>>> + peer->debugdir = debugfs_create_dir(idstr, bus1_debugdir);
>>> + if (!peer->debugdir) {
>>> + pr_err("cannot create debugfs dir for peer %llx\n",
>>> + peer->id);
>>> + } else if (!IS_ERR_OR_NULL(peer->debugdir)) {
>>> + bus1_debugfs_create_atomic_x("active", S_IRUGO,
>>> + peer->debugdir,
>>> + &peer->active.count);
>>> + }
>>> + }
>>> +
>>> + bus1_active_activate(&peer->active);
>>
>> This is a no-nop since bus1_active_init() set ->count to BUS1_ACTIVE_NEW.
>
> bus1_active_activate() changes count from BUS1_ACTIVE_NEW to 0.

Too many "active" words. ;)
Now it makes sense. BUS1_ACTIVE_NEW is state "NEW"
and the unnamed state "ready to use" is a counter >= 0.

Thanks,
//richard

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