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From: "Yang, Shunyong" <shunyong.yang@hxt-semitech.com>
To: "sohil.mehta@intel.com" <sohil.mehta@intel.com>,
	"gary.hook@amd.com" <gary.hook@amd.com>,
	"iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org"
	<iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org>,
	"ghook@amd.com" <ghook@amd.com>
Cc: "linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2] iommu/amd: Add basic debugfs infrastructure for AMD IOMMU
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:52:02 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1524102722.10902.1.camel@hxt-semitech.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <151f3396-959b-86f6-e056-58d38682d858@amd.com>

Hi, Gary,

On Wed, 2018-04-18 at 16:51 -0400, Hook, Gary wrote:
> On 4/18/2018 4:16 PM, Mehta, Sohil wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, 2018-04-18 at 08:31 +0000, Yang, Shunyong wrote:
> > > 
> > > Maybe the original design is to call debugfs_initialized() before
> > > calling debugfs_create_xxx()?
> > I am unaware of the original design. Someone else would probably
> > have
> > more context. However, looking at other places in the kernel where
> > debugfs_create_xx() is used, the common convention seems to be to
> > avoid
> > calling debugfs_initialized().
> > 
> >   Sohil
> > 
> debugfs_initialized() was introduced in commit c0f92ba99 back in 
> 2.6.30-rc1. It was intended as a helper, not as a gatekeeper, which
> is 
> why one doesn't see it used. Given that my use in this proposed patch
> is 
> straightforward, I'm not seeing the need here. I had just seen some 
> other code that used it, and copied the model.
> 
> Unless someone comes along to say, yes, use it, I'll not.
> 

I agree with you and Sohil on removing the unnecessary function
calling.

Thanks.
Shunyong.


> Gary

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-19  1:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-06 13:17 [PATCH v3 0/2] Base enablement of IOMMU debugfs support Gary R Hook
2018-04-06 13:17 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] iommu - Enable debugfs exposure of the IOMMU Gary R Hook
2018-04-13 23:55   ` Mehta, Sohil
2018-04-17 17:36     ` Hook, Gary
2018-04-17 17:55       ` Robin Murphy
2018-04-17 18:06         ` Hook, Gary
2018-04-17 17:46   ` Hook, Gary
2018-04-17 18:13     ` Robin Murphy
2018-04-06 13:17 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] iommu/amd: Add basic debugfs infrastructure for AMD IOMMU Gary R Hook
2018-04-14  0:08   ` Mehta, Sohil
2018-04-17 17:38     ` Hook, Gary
2018-04-18  5:58       ` Yang, Shunyong
2018-04-18  7:27         ` Mehta, Sohil
2018-04-18  8:31           ` Yang, Shunyong
2018-04-18 20:16             ` Mehta, Sohil
2018-04-18 20:51               ` Hook, Gary
2018-04-19  1:52                 ` Yang, Shunyong [this message]
2018-04-30 19:57       ` Gary R Hook
2018-04-17  0:52   ` Mehta, Sohil
2018-04-17 17:42     ` Hook, Gary
2018-04-17 18:05       ` Robin Murphy

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