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Date:	Thu,  3 Jan 2013 18:54:16 +0100
From:	Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.cz>
To:	linux-mm@...ck.org
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>,
	Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>,
	Ying Han <yinghan@...gle.com>, Tejun Heo <htejun@...il.com>,
	Glauber Costa <glommer@...allels.com>,
	Li Zefan <lizefan@...wei.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 2/7] memcg: keep prev's css alive for the whole mem_cgroup_iter

css reference counting keeps the cgroup alive even though it has been
already removed. mem_cgroup_iter relies on this fact and takes a
reference to the returned group. The reference is then released on the
next iteration or mem_cgroup_iter_break.
mem_cgroup_iter currently releases the reference right after it gets the
last css_id.
This is correct because neither prev's memcg nor cgroup are accessed
after then. This will change in the next patch so we need to hold the
group alive a bit longer so let's move the css_put at the end of the
function.

Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.cz>
Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>
---
 mm/memcontrol.c |   13 +++++++------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
index e71cfde..90a3b1d 100644
--- a/mm/memcontrol.c
+++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
@@ -1143,12 +1143,9 @@ struct mem_cgroup *mem_cgroup_iter(struct mem_cgroup *root,
 	if (prev && !reclaim)
 		id = css_id(&prev->css);
 
-	if (prev && prev != root)
-		css_put(&prev->css);
-
 	if (!root->use_hierarchy && root != root_mem_cgroup) {
 		if (prev)
-			return NULL;
+			goto out_css_put;
 		return root;
 	}
 
@@ -1166,7 +1163,7 @@ struct mem_cgroup *mem_cgroup_iter(struct mem_cgroup *root,
 			spin_lock(&iter->iter_lock);
 			if (prev && reclaim->generation != iter->generation) {
 				spin_unlock(&iter->iter_lock);
-				return NULL;
+				goto out_css_put;
 			}
 			id = iter->position;
 		}
@@ -1190,8 +1187,12 @@ struct mem_cgroup *mem_cgroup_iter(struct mem_cgroup *root,
 		}
 
 		if (prev && !css)
-			return NULL;
+			goto out_css_put;
 	}
+out_css_put:
+	if (prev && prev != root)
+		css_put(&prev->css);
+
 	return memcg;
 }
 
-- 
1.7.10.4

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