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From: Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] Split list.h and move rcu-protected lists into rculist.h
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2008 14:32:41 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47A470F9.9060708@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080201155826.a2d308c1.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jan 2008 21:47:38 +0100
> Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> This patch moves rcu-protected lists from list.h into a new header
>> file rculist.h.
> 
> I'm getting way too many compilation errors from this, perhaps because of
> new rcu-list usages which weren't present in the old tree (ie: current
> Linus mainline) which you tested it against.
> 

Not really suprising, sorry for the mess.

> The most practical way to prepare a patch like this is to either make it
> back-compatible (for a while at least) or to prepare and carefully test it
> against latest -mm.  That way you'll pick up everyone's new code.
> 

I'll try to come up with something better: if rculist helpers are used from
list.h then issue a warning otherwise every thing is fine since the helpers
are imported from rculist.h.

Do you think it's better ?

In the meanwhile, could you drop the patches related to rculist from mm
tree ?

Thanks
		Franck

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-02 13:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-17 20:46 [PATCH 0/2] Make RCU lists use the RCU API Franck Bui-Huu
2008-01-17 20:47 ` [PATCH 1/2] Split list.h and move rcu-protected lists into rculist.h Franck Bui-Huu
2008-02-01 23:58   ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-02 13:32     ` Franck Bui-Huu [this message]
2008-02-02 19:15       ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-03  8:45         ` Franck Bui-Huu
2008-02-03  9:00           ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-03  9:11             ` Franck Bui-Huu
2008-01-17 20:48 ` [PATCH 2/2] rculist.h: use the rcu API Franck Bui-Huu
2008-01-18  5:55   ` Paul E. McKenney
2008-02-19 11:51 [PATCH 1/2] Split list.h and move rcu-protected lists into rculist.h Franck Bui-Huu
2008-05-14 21:24 Franck Bui-Huu

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