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SubjectRe: [PATCH 11/14] net: core: add new/replace rate estimator lock parameter
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On Wed 16 May 2018 at 09:54, Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us> wrote:
> Mon, May 14, 2018 at 04:27:12PM CEST, vladbu@mellanox.com wrote:
>>Extend rate estimator new and replace APIs with additional spinlock
>>parameter used by lockless actions to protect rate_est pointer from
>>concurrent modification.
>>
>>Signed-off-by: Vlad Buslov <vladbu@mellanox.com>
>
> [...]
>
>
>> /**
>> * gen_new_estimator - create a new rate estimator
>> * @bstats: basic statistics
>> * @cpu_bstats: bstats per cpu
>> * @rate_est: rate estimator statistics
>>+ * @rate_est_lock: rate_est lock (might be NULL)
>
> I cannot find a place you actually use this new arg in this patchset.
> Did I miss it?

It is used by specific action init function. However, that code was
moved to next patchset due to patchset size limit.

>
>
>> * @stats_lock: statistics lock
>> * @running: qdisc running seqcount
>> * @opt: rate estimator configuration TLV
>
> [...]

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