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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
To: Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	robh+dt@kernel.org, dan.j.williams@intel.com,
	nicolas.pitre@linaro.org, josh@joshtriplett.org,
	"Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Brijesh Singh" <brijesh.singh@amd.com>,
	"Jérôme Glisse" <jglisse@redhat.com>,
	"Tom Lendacky" <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>,
	"Wei Yang" <richard.weiyang@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/3] resource: add walk_system_ram_res_rev()
Date: Fri, 4 May 2018 12:16:31 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180504101631.GB9377@pd.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180426132204.GF19030@localhost.localdomain>

On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 09:22:04PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
> I noticed maintainers merged patches with this Message-ID, could you
> tell how to get this Message-ID?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Message-ID

> This is not a thing that one is top down, the other is bottom up. For
> us, they might be so different on details of code, for customers, they
> just think them as a same thing. They may say I just get a new machine,
> and still do kexec loading, why these top-down, bottom-up things come
> up.

So if I read the above correctly, it doesn't matter whether top-down or
bottom-up.

> And this is not causing code churn. You can see that by replacing
> pointer operation with list_head, code in kernel/resource.c related to
> child list iteration is much easier to read,

Now *this* is starting to sound like some reason "why". If it is better
readability, then say so in the commit message.

It still doesn't justify adding walk_system_ram_res_rev() though.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

SUSE Linux GmbH, GF: Felix Imendörffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton, HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)
-- 

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-04 10:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-19  0:18 [PATCH v3 0/3] resource: Use list_head to link sibling resource Baoquan He
2018-04-19  0:18 ` [PATCH v3 1/3] " Baoquan He
2018-04-26  1:18   ` Wei Yang
2018-05-07  1:14     ` Baoquan He
2018-05-08 11:48       ` Wei Yang
2018-05-08 12:11         ` Baoquan He
2018-05-08 23:41           ` Wei Yang
2018-04-26  3:01   ` kbuild test robot
2018-05-06  6:31     ` Baoquan He
2018-04-26  3:23   ` kbuild test robot
2018-05-06  6:30     ` Baoquan He
2018-04-19  0:18 ` [PATCH v3 2/3] resource: add walk_system_ram_res_rev() Baoquan He
2018-04-19 10:07   ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-26  8:56     ` Baoquan He
2018-04-26 11:09       ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-26 13:22         ` Baoquan He
2018-05-04 10:16           ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2018-05-06  6:19             ` Baoquan He
2018-04-19  0:18 ` [PATCH v3 3/3] kexec_file: Load kernel at top of system RAM if required Baoquan He

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