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Date:   Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:51:23 -0800
From:   "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     mingo@...nel.org, jiangshanlai@...il.com, dipankar@...ibm.com,
        akpm@...ux-foundation.org, mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com,
        josh@...htriplett.org, tglx@...utronix.de, peterz@...radead.org,
        rostedt@...dmis.org, dhowells@...hat.com, edumazet@...gle.com,
        dvhart@...ux.intel.com, fweisbec@...il.com, oleg@...hat.com,
        bobby.prani@...il.com,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 tip/core/rcu 12/18] rcu: Add comment headers to expedited-grace-period counter functions

These functions (rcu_exp_gp_seq_start(), rcu_exp_gp_seq_end(),
rcu_exp_gp_seq_snap(), and rcu_exp_gp_seq_done() seemed too obvious
to comment when written, but not so much when being documented.
This commit therefore adds header comments to each of them.

Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>
---
 kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h | 18 +++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h b/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h
index e59e1849b89a..303df97bbfc5 100644
--- a/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h
+++ b/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h
@@ -20,16 +20,26 @@
  * Authors: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
  */
 
-/* Wrapper functions for expedited grace periods.  */
+/*
+ * Record the start of an expedited grace period.
+ */
 static void rcu_exp_gp_seq_start(struct rcu_state *rsp)
 {
 	rcu_seq_start(&rsp->expedited_sequence);
 }
+
+/*
+ * Record the end of an expedited grace period.
+ */
 static void rcu_exp_gp_seq_end(struct rcu_state *rsp)
 {
 	rcu_seq_end(&rsp->expedited_sequence);
 	smp_mb(); /* Ensure that consecutive grace periods serialize. */
 }
+
+/*
+ * Take a snapshot of the expedited-grace-period counter.
+ */
 static unsigned long rcu_exp_gp_seq_snap(struct rcu_state *rsp)
 {
 	unsigned long s;
@@ -39,6 +49,12 @@ static unsigned long rcu_exp_gp_seq_snap(struct rcu_state *rsp)
 	trace_rcu_exp_grace_period(rsp->name, s, TPS("snap"));
 	return s;
 }
+
+/*
+ * Given a counter snapshot from rcu_exp_gp_seq_snap(), return true
+ * if a full expedited grace period has elapsed since that snapshot
+ * was taken.
+ */
 static bool rcu_exp_gp_seq_done(struct rcu_state *rsp, unsigned long s)
 {
 	return rcu_seq_done(&rsp->expedited_sequence, s);
-- 
2.5.2

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