[PATCH 1/7] genalloc: track beginning of allocations

Igor Stoppa igor.stoppa at huawei.com
Wed Mar 7 15:46:53 UTC 2018

On 07/03/18 16:48, Igor Stoppa wrote:
> On 06/03/18 15:19, Mike Rapoport wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 10:06:14PM +0200, Igor Stoppa wrote:


>>> + * get_boundary() - verifies address, then measure length.
>> There's some lack of consistency between the name and implementation and
>> the description.
>> It seems that it would be simpler to actually make it get_length() and
>> return the length of the allocation or nentries if the latter is smaller.
>> Then in gen_pool_free() there will be no need to recalculate nentries
>> again.
> There is an error in the documentation. I'll explain below.

Argh, I do not know why I came out with that.

Yes, your comment is correct. I've modified the function accordingly and
it is simpler.

I will post it in the next revision.

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