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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net/mlx4_core: Use refcount_t for refcount
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On Sat, 2019-08-03 at 00:10 +0800, Chuhong Yuan wrote:
> Chuhong Yuan <hslester96@gmail.com> 于2019年8月2日周五 下午8:10写道:
> > refcount_t is better for reference counters since its
> > implementation can prevent overflows.
> > So convert atomic_t ref counters to refcount_t.
> >
> > Also convert refcount from 0-based to 1-based.
> >
>
> It seems that directly converting refcount from 0-based
> to 1-based is infeasible.
> I am sorry for this mistake.

Just curious, why not keep it 0 based and use refcout_t ?

refcount API should have the same semantics as atomic_t API .. no ?
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