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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/8] rhashtable: add rhashtable_walk_prev()
On Fri, May 04, 2018 at 01:54:14PM +1000, NeilBrown wrote:
> rhashtable_walk_prev() returns the object returned by
> the previous rhashtable_walk_next(), providing it is still in the
> table (or was during this grace period).
> This works even if rhashtable_walk_stop() and rhashtable_talk_start()
> have been called since the last rhashtable_walk_next().
> If there have been no calls to rhashtable_walk_next(), or if the
> object is gone from the table, then NULL is returned.
> This can usefully be used in a seq_file ->start() function.
> If the pos is the same as was returned by the last ->next() call,
> then rhashtable_walk_prev() can be used to re-establish the
> current location in the table. If it returns NULL, then
> rhashtable_walk_next() should be used.
> Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <>

I will ack this if Tom is OK with replacing peek with it.

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