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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 02/23] mm/gup: factor out duplicate code from four routines
On Tue 12-11-19 20:26:49, John Hubbard wrote:
> There are four locations in gup.c that have a fair amount of code
> duplication. This means that changing one requires making the same
> changes in four places, not to mention reading the same code four
> times, and wondering if there are subtle differences.
>
> Factor out the common code into static functions, thus reducing the
> overall line count and the code's complexity.
>
> Also, take the opportunity to slightly improve the efficiency of the
> error cases, by doing a mass subtraction of the refcount, surrounded
> by get_page()/put_page().
>
> Also, further simplify (slightly), by waiting until the the successful
> end of each routine, to increment *nr.
>
> Reviewed-by: Jérôme Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com>
> Cc: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> Cc: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>

> diff --git a/mm/gup.c b/mm/gup.c
> index 85caf76b3012..199da99e8ffc 100644
> --- a/mm/gup.c
> +++ b/mm/gup.c
> @@ -1969,6 +1969,34 @@ static int __gup_device_huge_pud(pud_t pud, pud_t *pudp, unsigned long addr,
> }
> #endif
>
> +static int __record_subpages(struct page *page, unsigned long addr,
> + unsigned long end, struct page **pages, int nr)
> +{
> + int nr_recorded_pages = 0;
> +
> + do {
> + pages[nr] = page;
> + nr++;
> + page++;
> + nr_recorded_pages++;
> + } while (addr += PAGE_SIZE, addr != end);
> + return nr_recorded_pages;
> +}

Why don't you pass in already pages + nr?

> +
> +static void put_compound_head(struct page *page, int refs)
> +{
> + /* Do a get_page() first, in case refs == page->_refcount */
> + get_page(page);
> + page_ref_sub(page, refs);
> + put_page(page);
> +}
> +
> +static void __huge_pt_done(struct page *head, int nr_recorded_pages, int *nr)
> +{
> + *nr += nr_recorded_pages;
> + SetPageReferenced(head);
> +}

I don't find this last helper very useful. It seems to muddy water more
than necessary...

Other than that the cleanup looks nice to me.

Honza
--
Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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