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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/11] lib/interval-tree: convert interval_tree to half closed intervals
On Fri, 04 Oct 2019, Koenig, Christian wrote:

>Am 04.10.19 um 08:57 schrieb Christian König:
>> Am 03.10.19 um 22:18 schrieb Davidlohr Bueso:
>>> The generic tree tree really wants [a, b) intervals, not fully closed.
>>> As such convert it to use the new interval_tree_gen.h. Most of the
>>> conversions are straightforward, with the exception of perhaps
>>> radeon_vm_bo_set_addr(), but semantics have been tried to be left
>>> untouched.
>>
>> NAK, the whole thing won't work.
>>
>> See we need to handle the full device address space which means we
>> have values in the range of 0x0-0xffffffff.
>>
>> If you make this a closed interval then the end would wrap around to
>> 0x0 if long is only 32bit.
>
>Well I've just now re-read the subject line. From that it sounds like
>you are actually trying to fix the interval tree to use a half closed
>interval, e.g. something like [a, b[

Correct.

>
>But your code changes sometimes doesn't seem to reflect that.

Hmm the change simply aims at avoiding the end - 1 trick when dealing
with interval_tree insertions and lookups; the rest of the series
converts other interval tree users in a similar way, albeit some errors
which will be updated. What are your concerns about this patch?

Thanks,
Davidlohr

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