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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/10] rcu: Make locking explicit in do_nocb_deferred_wakeup_common()
On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 06:47:07PM +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> It can either be called inline (locally or CPU hotplug locked) when
> rdp->nocb_defer_wakeup is pending or from the nocb timer. In both cases
> the rdp is offlined and we want to take the nocb lock.
>
> Clarify the locking rules and expectations.

And you did inline the code in the locking helper already as I was suggesting
in 01/10. :-) So that's settled ;-)

thanks,

- Joel

>
> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org>
> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
> Cc: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>
> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> Cc: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>
> Cc: Lai Jiangshan <jiangshanlai@gmail.com>
> Cc: Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>
> ---
> kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h b/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h
> index 1d22b16c03e0..1dd3fdd675a1 100644
> --- a/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h
> +++ b/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h
> @@ -2142,9 +2142,9 @@ static void do_nocb_deferred_wakeup_common(struct rcu_data *rdp)
> unsigned long flags;
> int ndw;
>
> - rcu_nocb_lock_irqsave(rdp, flags);
> + raw_spin_lock_irqsave(&rdp->nocb_lock, flags);
> if (!rcu_nocb_need_deferred_wakeup(rdp)) {
> - rcu_nocb_unlock_irqrestore(rdp, flags);
> + raw_spin_unlock_irqrestore(&rdp->nocb_lock, flags);
> return;
> }
> ndw = READ_ONCE(rdp->nocb_defer_wakeup);
> --
> 2.25.0
>

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