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SubjectRe: [PATCH] locking/qrwlock: queued_write_lock_slowpath() cleanup
On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 02:50:17PM -0400, Waiman Long wrote:
> Make the code more readable by replacing the atomic_cmpxchg_acquire()
> by an equivalent atomic_try_cmpxchg_acquire() and change atomic_add()
> to atomic_or().
>
> For architectures that use qrwlock, I do not find one that has an
> atomic_add() defined but not an atomic_or(). I guess it should be fine
> by changing atomic_add() to atomic_or().
>
> Note that the previous use of atomic_add() isn't wrong as only one
> writer that is the wait_lock owner can set the waiting flag and the
> flag will be cleared later on when acquiring the write lock.

Right, there's no functional change here.

> Suggested-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>
> ---
> kernel/locking/qrwlock.c | 6 +++---
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/locking/qrwlock.c b/kernel/locking/qrwlock.c
> index b94f3831e963..ec36b73f4733 100644
> --- a/kernel/locking/qrwlock.c
> +++ b/kernel/locking/qrwlock.c
> @@ -66,12 +66,12 @@ void queued_write_lock_slowpath(struct qrwlock *lock)
> arch_spin_lock(&lock->wait_lock);
>
> /* Try to acquire the lock directly if no reader is present */
> - if (!atomic_read(&lock->cnts) &&
> - (atomic_cmpxchg_acquire(&lock->cnts, 0, _QW_LOCKED) == 0))
> + if (!(cnts = atomic_read(&lock->cnts)) &&
> + atomic_try_cmpxchg_acquire(&lock->cnts, &cnts, _QW_LOCKED))
> goto unlock;
>
> /* Set the waiting flag to notify readers that a writer is pending */
> - atomic_add(_QW_WAITING, &lock->cnts);
> + atomic_or(_QW_WAITING, &lock->cnts);

Acked-by: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>

Will

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