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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lightnvm: pblk: avoid ref warning on cache creation
Great catch Javier! Nice refactoring work too.

Reviewed-by: Hans Holmberg <hans.holmberg@cnexlabs.com>
On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 2:47 PM Javier González <javier@javigon.com> wrote:
>
> The current kref implementation around pblk global caches triggers a
> false positive on refcount_inc_checked() (when called) as the kref is
> initialized to 0. Instead of usint kref_inc() on a 0 reference, which is
> in principle correct, use kref_init() to avoid the check. This is also
> more explicit about what actually happens on cache creation.
>
> In the process, do a small refactoring to use kref helpers.
>
> Signed-off-by: Javier González <javier@cnexlabs.com>
> ---
> drivers/lightnvm/pblk-init.c | 14 +++++---------
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-init.c b/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-init.c
> index 13822594647c..e225bd60cbb4 100644
> --- a/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-init.c
> +++ b/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-init.c
> @@ -350,23 +350,19 @@ static int pblk_create_global_caches(void)
>
> static int pblk_get_global_caches(void)
> {
> - int ret;
> + int ret = 0;
>
> mutex_lock(&pblk_caches.mutex);
>
> - if (kref_read(&pblk_caches.kref) > 0) {
> - kref_get(&pblk_caches.kref);
> - mutex_unlock(&pblk_caches.mutex);
> - return 0;
> - }
> + if (kref_get_unless_zero(&pblk_caches.kref))
> + goto out;
>
> ret = pblk_create_global_caches();
> -
> if (!ret)
> - kref_get(&pblk_caches.kref);
> + kref_init(&pblk_caches.kref);
>
> +out:
> mutex_unlock(&pblk_caches.mutex);
> -
> return ret;
> }
>
> --
> 2.7.4
>

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