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From: Alex Dowad <alexinbeijing@gmail.com>
To: Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1@synopsys.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vget.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vget.kernel.org>
Cc: open list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/32] arc: copy_thread(): rename 'arg' argument to 'kthread_arg'
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:34:54 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5512AB6E.9010803@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <C2D7FE5348E1B147BCA15975FBA2307566596B4F@IN01WEMBXB.internal.synopsys.com>



On 25/03/15 13:47, Vineet Gupta wrote:
> On Friday 13 March 2015 11:35 PM, Alex Dowad wrote:
>> The 'arg' argument to copy_thread() is only ever used when forking a new
>> kernel thread. Hence, rename it to 'kthread_arg' for clarity (and consistency
>> with do_fork() and other arch-specific implementations of copy_thread()).
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Alex Dowad <alexinbeijing@gmail.com>
>> ---
>>   arch/arc/kernel/process.c | 9 ++++++---
>>   1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/arc/kernel/process.c b/arch/arc/kernel/process.c
>> index fdd8971..cf366bd 100644
>> --- a/arch/arc/kernel/process.c
>> +++ b/arch/arc/kernel/process.c
>> @@ -49,7 +49,9 @@ void arch_cpu_idle(void)
>>   
>>   asmlinkage void ret_from_fork(void);
>>   
>> -/* Layout of Child kernel mode stack as setup at the end of this function is
>> +/* Copy architecture-specific thread state
>> + *
>> + * Layout of Child kernel mode stack as setup at the end of this function is
>>    *
>>    * |     ...        |
>>    * |     ...        |
>> @@ -81,7 +83,7 @@ asmlinkage void ret_from_fork(void);
>>    * ------------------  <===== END of PAGE
>>    */
>>   int copy_thread(unsigned long clone_flags,
>> -		unsigned long usp, unsigned long arg,
>> +		unsigned long usp, unsigned long kthread_arg,
>>   		struct task_struct *p)
>>   {
>>   	struct pt_regs *c_regs;        /* child's pt_regs */
>> @@ -110,9 +112,10 @@ int copy_thread(unsigned long clone_flags,
>>   	childksp[1] = (unsigned long)ret_from_fork; /* blink */
>>   
>>   	if (unlikely(p->flags & PF_KTHREAD)) {
>> +		/* kernel thread */
> This seems extraneous given that PF_KTHREAD above check makes is obvious that this
> is a kernel thread.
>
>>   		memset(c_regs, 0, sizeof(struct pt_regs));
>>   
>> -		c_callee->r13 = arg; /* argument to kernel thread */
>> +		c_callee->r13 = kthread_arg;
>>   		c_callee->r14 = usp;  /* function */
>>   
>>   		return 0;
> Applied to for-next after pruning the comment above.
Thank you. Is it too late for me to tweak the commit comment?

  reply	other threads:[~2015-03-25 12:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-13 18:04 [PATCH 01/32] do_fork(): Rename 'stack_size' argument to reflect actual use Alex Dowad
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 02/32] alpha: copy_thread(): rename 'arg' argument to 'kthread_arg' Alex Dowad
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 03/32] arc: " Alex Dowad
2015-03-25 11:47   ` Vineet Gupta
2015-03-25 12:34     ` Alex Dowad [this message]
2015-03-25 12:37       ` Vineet Gupta
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 04/32] arm: copy_thread(): rename 'stk_sz' " Alex Dowad
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 05/32] arm64: " Alex Dowad
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 06/32] avr32: copy_thread(): rename 'arg' " Alex Dowad
2015-03-16  7:03   ` Hans-Christian Egtvedt
2015-03-16  8:18     ` [PATCHv2 " Alex Dowad
2015-03-16  9:52       ` Hans-Christian Egtvedt
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 07/32] blackfin: copy_thread(): rename 'topstk' " Alex Dowad
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 08/32] c6x: copy_thread(): rename 'ustk_size' " Alex Dowad
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 09/32] cris/arch-v10: copy_thread(): rename 'arg' " Alex Dowad
2015-03-25 11:20   ` Jesper Nilsson
2015-03-13 18:04 ` [PATCH 10/32] cris/arch-v32: " Alex Dowad
2015-03-25 11:20   ` Jesper Nilsson
2015-03-13 18:18 ` [PATCH 01/32] do_fork(): Rename 'stack_size' argument to reflect actual use Aaron Tomlin
2015-03-13 23:04 ` josh
2015-03-13 23:21   ` David Rientjes
2015-03-14 17:14     ` Alex Dowad
2015-03-14 16:19   ` Alex Dowad
2015-03-14 17:30     ` Geert Uytterhoeven

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