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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/18] drivers core: Add I/O ASID allocator
On Tue, Apr 09, 2019 at 03:04:36AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2019 at 01:00:49PM +0300, Andriy Shevchenko wrote:
> > I think it makes sense to add a helper macro to rcupdate.h
> > (and we have several cases in kernel that can utilize it)
> >
> > #define kfree_non_null_rcu(ptr, rcu_head) \
> > do { \
> > if (ptr) \
> > kfree_rcu(ptr, rcu_head); \
> > } while (0)
> >
> > as a more common pattern for resource deallocators.
>
> I think that should move straight into kfree_rcu.

Possible. I didn't dare to offer this due to lack of knowledge how it's used in
other places.

> In general
> we expect *free* to deal with NULL pointers transparently, so we
> should do so here as well.

Exactly my point, thanks.

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With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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