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SubjectRe: [PATCH 20/28] locking/lockdep: Refactorize check_noncircular and check_redundant
Thanks for review.

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 at 03:48, Peter Zijlstra <> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 06:19:26PM +0800, Yuyang Du wrote:
> > These two functions now handle different check results themselves. A new
> > check_path function is added to check whether there is a path in the
> > dependency graph. No functional change.
> This looks good, however I completely forgot we still had the redundant
> thing.
> It was added for cross-release (which has since been reverted) which
> would generate a lot of redundant links (IIRC) but having it makes the
> reports more convoluted -- basically, if we had an A-B-C relation, then
> A-C will not be added to the graph because it is already covered. This
> then means any report will include B, even though a shorter cycle might
> have been possible.
> Maybe we should make the whole redundant check depend on LOCKDEP_SMALL
> for now.

Sure. I can do that.

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