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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] hlist_add_tail_rcu disable sparse warning
On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 06:39:19AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 07:52:23PM -0500, David Miller wrote:
> > From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>
> > Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:48:19 +0200
> >
> > > I would appreciate review to confirm the function doesn't
> > > do anything unsafe though.
> > >
> > > In particular, should this use __hlist_for_each_rcu instead?
> > > I note that __hlist_for_each_rcu does rcu_dereference
> > > internally, which is missing here.
> >
> > I personally think it should use __hlist_for_each_rcu, otherwise
> > nothing expresses the rcu-ness of the operation.
>
> I like Dave's suggestion. Michael, does that change work for you?
>
> Thanx, Paul

I think it does, I'll try and post the patch.

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MST

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