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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/8] workqueue: Add resource managed version of delayed work init
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Hi,

On 3/23/21 2:56 PM, Matti Vaittinen wrote:
> A few drivers which need a delayed work-queue must cancel work at driver
> detach. Some of those implement remove() solely for this purpose. Help
> drivers to avoid unnecessary remove and error-branch implementation by
> adding managed verision of delayed work initialization. This will also
> help drivers to avoid mixing manual and devm based unwinding when other
> resources are handled by devm.
>
> Signed-off-by: Matti Vaittinen <matti.vaittinen@fi.rohmeurope.com>

Thanks, patch looks good to me:

Reviewed-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>

Regards,

Hans



> ---
> Changelog from RFCv2:
> - RFC dropped. No functional changes.
>
> include/linux/devm-helpers.h | 53 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 53 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 include/linux/devm-helpers.h
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/devm-helpers.h b/include/linux/devm-helpers.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..f64e0c9f3763
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/include/linux/devm-helpers.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,53 @@
> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only */
> +#ifndef __LINUX_DEVM_HELPERS_H
> +#define __LINUX_DEVM_HELPERS_H
> +
> +/*
> + * Functions which do automatically cancel operations or release resources upon
> + * driver detach.
> + *
> + * These should be helpful to avoid mixing the manual and devm-based resource
> + * management which can be source of annoying, rarely occurring,
> + * hard-to-reproduce bugs.
> + *
> + * Please take into account that devm based cancellation may be performed some
> + * time after the remove() is ran.
> + *
> + * Thus mixing devm and manual resource management can easily cause problems
> + * when unwinding operations with dependencies. IRQ scheduling a work in a queue
> + * is typical example where IRQs are often devm-managed and WQs are manually
> + * cleaned at remove(). If IRQs are not manually freed at remove() (and this is
> + * often the case when we use devm for IRQs) we have a period of time after
> + * remove() - and before devm managed IRQs are freed - where new IRQ may fire
> + * and schedule a work item which won't be cancelled because remove() was
> + * already ran.
> + */
> +
> +#include <linux/device.h>
> +#include <linux/workqueue.h>
> +
> +static inline void devm_delayed_work_drop(void *res)
> +{
> + cancel_delayed_work_sync(res);
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * devm_delayed_work_autocancel - Resource-managed work allocation
> + * @dev: Device which lifetime work is bound to
> + * @pdata: work to be cancelled when driver is detached
> + *
> + * Initialize work which is automatically cancelled when driver is detached.
> + * A few drivers need delayed work which must be cancelled before driver
> + * is detached to avoid accessing removed resources.
> + * devm_delayed_work_autocancel() can be used to omit the explicit
> + * cancelleation when driver is detached.
> + */
> +static inline int devm_delayed_work_autocancel(struct device *dev,
> + struct delayed_work *w,
> + work_func_t worker)
> +{
> + INIT_DELAYED_WORK(w, worker);
> + return devm_add_action(dev, devm_delayed_work_drop, w);
> +}
> +
> +#endif
>

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