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Date:   Wed, 29 Aug 2018 20:22:16 -0700
From:   "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:     Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, 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,
        dhowells@...hat.com, edumazet@...gle.com, fweisbec@...il.com,
        oleg@...hat.com, joel@...lfernandes.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 0/52] Remove rcu_state pointers for
 v4.20/v5.0

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 10:00:26PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:38:30 -0700
> "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hello!
> > 
> > This commit does RCU-consolidation cleanups that get rid of pointers to
> > the sole remaining rcu_state structure:
> > 
> > 1-40:	Remove the "rsp" parameter from numerous functions, given that
> > 	the corresponding argument will always be &rcu_state.
> 
> Hmm, couldn't 1-40 have been made into a single patch?

They could.  I separated them to make finding the inevitable typos easier.
But at this point, it is easy enough to squash them together, though.

							Thanx, Paul

> -- Steve
> 
> > 
> > 41.	Remove rcu_data structure's ->rsp field, now that it always
> > 	contains a pointer to rcu_state.
> > 
> > 42.	Remove non-flavor-traversal rsp local variable from tree_plugin.h.
> > 
> > 43.	Remove the for_each_rcu_flavor() flavor-traversal macro, given
> > 	that there is now only ever one flavor to traverse.
> > 
> > 44.	Simplify rcutorture_get_gp_data() based on there now being only
> > 	one rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 45.	Restructure rcu_check_gp_kthread_starvation() based on there
> > 	now being only one rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 46.	Restructure RCU CPU stall warnings based on there now being only
> > 	one rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 47.	Restructure grace-period management code based on there now being
> > 	only one rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 48.	Restructure callback registration/invocation code based on there
> > 	now being only one rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 49.	Restructure quiescent-state and grace-period-nonstart code based
> > 	on there now being only one rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 50.	Restructure rcu_barrier() based on there now being only one
> > 	rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 51.	Restructure initialization code based on there now being only
> > 	one rcu_state structure.
> > 
> > 52.	Fix typo in force_qs_rnp()'s parameter's parameter, which was
> > 	located by searching for "rsp".
> > 
> > 							Thanx, Paul
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> >  Documentation/RCU/Design/Data-Structures/Data-Structures.html |   23 
> >  kernel/rcu/rcu.h                                              |   28 
> >  kernel/rcu/srcutree.c                                         |    4 
> >  kernel/rcu/tree.c                                             | 1261 ++++------
> >  kernel/rcu/tree.h                                             |   29 
> >  kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h                                         |  209 -
> >  kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h                                      |  203 -
> >  7 files changed, 784 insertions(+), 973 deletions(-)
> 

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