1. 12 Mar, 2015 2 commits
  2. 17 Jan, 2015 1 commit
    • Johannes Berg's avatar
      netlink: make nlmsg_end() and genlmsg_end() void · 053c095a
      Johannes Berg authored
      Contrary to common expectations for an "int" return, these functions
      return only a positive value -- if used correctly they cannot even
      return 0 because the message header will necessarily be in the skb.
      
      This makes the very common pattern of
      
        if (genlmsg_end(...) < 0) { ... }
      
      be a whole bunch of dead code. Many places also simply do
      
        return nlmsg_end(...);
      
      and the caller is expected to deal with it.
      
      This also commonly (at least for me) causes errors, because it is very
      common to write
      
        if (my_function(...))
          /* error condition */
      
      and if my_function() does "return nlmsg_end()" this is of course wrong.
      
      Additionally, there's not a single place in the kernel that actually
      needs the message length returned, and if anyone needs it later then
      it'll be very easy to just use skb->len there.
      
      Remove this, and make the functions void. This removes a bunch of dead
      code as described above. The patch adds lines because I did
      
      -	return nlmsg_end(...);
      +	nlmsg_end(...);
      +	return 0;
      
      I could have preserved all the function's return values by returning
      skb->len, but instead I've audited all the places calling the affected
      functions and found that none cared. A few places actually compared
      the return value with <= 0 in dump functionality, but that could just
      be changed to < 0 with no change in behaviour, so I opted for the more
      efficient version.
      
      One instance of the error I've made numerous times now is also present
      in net/phonet/pn_netlink.c in the route_dumpit() function - it didn't
      check for <0 or <=0 and thus broke out of the loop every single time.
      I've preserved this since it will (I think) have caused the messages to
      userspace to be formatted differently with just a single message for
      every SKB returned to userspace. It's possible that this isn't needed
      for the tools that actually use this, but I don't even know what they
      are so couldn't test that changing this behaviour would be acceptable.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
      053c095a
  3. 06 Aug, 2014 1 commit
    • Ken Helias's avatar
      list: fix order of arguments for hlist_add_after(_rcu) · 1d023284
      Ken Helias authored
      All other add functions for lists have the new item as first argument
      and the position where it is added as second argument.  This was changed
      for no good reason in this function and makes using it unnecessary
      confusing.
      
      The name was changed to hlist_add_behind() to cause unconverted code to
      generate a compile error instead of using the wrong parameter order.
      
      [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes]
      Signed-off-by: default avatarKen Helias <kenhelias@firemail.de>
      Cc: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
      Acked-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>	[intel driver bits]
      Cc: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
      Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      1d023284
  4. 17 Feb, 2014 3 commits
  5. 04 Sep, 2013 1 commit
  6. 22 Mar, 2013 1 commit
  7. 10 Mar, 2013 1 commit
  8. 27 Feb, 2013 1 commit
    • Sasha Levin's avatar
      hlist: drop the node parameter from iterators · b67bfe0d
      Sasha Levin authored
      I'm not sure why, but the hlist for each entry iterators were conceived
      
              list_for_each_entry(pos, head, member)
      
      The hlist ones were greedy and wanted an extra parameter:
      
              hlist_for_each_entry(tpos, pos, head, member)
      
      Why did they need an extra pos parameter? I'm not quite sure. Not only
      they don't really need it, it also prevents the iterator from looking
      exactly like the list iterator, which is unfortunate.
      
      Besides the semantic patch, there was some manual work required:
      
       - Fix up the actual hlist iterators in linux/list.h
       - Fix up the declaration of other iterators based on the hlist ones.
       - A very small amount of places were using the 'node' parameter, this
       was modified to use 'obj->member' instead.
       - Coccinelle didn't handle the hlist_for_each_entry_safe iterator
       properly, so those had to be fixed up manually.
      
      The semantic patch which is mostly the work of Peter Senna Tschudin is here:
      
      @@
      iterator name hlist_for_each_entry, hlist_for_each_entry_continue, hlist_for_each_entry_from, hlist_for_each_entry_rcu, hlist_for_each_entry_rcu_bh, hlist_for_each_entry_continue_rcu_bh, for_each_busy_worker, ax25_uid_for_each, ax25_for_each, inet_bind_bucket_for_each, sctp_for_each_hentry, sk_for_each, sk_for_each_rcu, sk_for_each_from, sk_for_each_safe, sk_for_each_bound, hlist_for_each_entry_safe, hlist_for_each_entry_continue_rcu, nr_neigh_for_each, nr_neigh_for_each_safe, nr_node_for_each, nr_node_for_each_safe, for_each_gfn_indirect_valid_sp, for_each_gfn_sp, for_each_host;
      
      type T;
      expression a,c,d,e;
      identifier b;
      statement S;
      @@
      
      -T b;
          <+... when != b
      (
      hlist_for_each_entry(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      |
      hlist_for_each_entry_continue(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      hlist_for_each_entry_from(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      hlist_for_each_entry_rcu(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      |
      hlist_for_each_entry_rcu_bh(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      |
      hlist_for_each_entry_continue_rcu_bh(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      for_each_busy_worker(a, c,
      - b,
      d) S
      |
      ax25_uid_for_each(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      ax25_for_each(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      inet_bind_bucket_for_each(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      sctp_for_each_hentry(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      sk_for_each(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      sk_for_each_rcu(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      sk_for_each_from
      -(a, b)
      +(a)
      S
      + sk_for_each_from(a) S
      |
      sk_for_each_safe(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      |
      sk_for_each_bound(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      hlist_for_each_entry_safe(a,
      - b,
      c, d, e) S
      |
      hlist_for_each_entry_continue_rcu(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      nr_neigh_for_each(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      nr_neigh_for_each_safe(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      |
      nr_node_for_each(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      nr_node_for_each_safe(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      |
      - for_each_gfn_sp(a, c, d, b) S
      + for_each_gfn_sp(a, c, d) S
      |
      - for_each_gfn_indirect_valid_sp(a, c, d, b) S
      + for_each_gfn_indirect_valid_sp(a, c, d) S
      |
      for_each_host(a,
      - b,
      c) S
      |
      for_each_host_safe(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      |
      for_each_mesh_entry(a,
      - b,
      c, d) S
      )
          ...+>
      
      [akpm@linux-foundation.org: drop bogus change from net/ipv4/raw.c]
      [akpm@linux-foundation.org: drop bogus hunk from net/ipv6/raw.c]
      [akpm@linux-foundation.org: checkpatch fixes]
      [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix warnings]
      [akpm@linux-foudnation.org: redo intrusive kvm changes]
      Tested-by: default avatarPeter Senna Tschudin <peter.senna@gmail.com>
      Acked-by: default avatarPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com>
      Cc: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com>
      Cc: Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com>
      Cc: Gleb Natapov <gleb@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      b67bfe0d
  9. 18 Nov, 2012 2 commits
  10. 05 Oct, 2012 1 commit
  11. 13 Sep, 2012 1 commit
  12. 10 Sep, 2012 1 commit
  13. 18 May, 2012 1 commit
  14. 15 May, 2012 1 commit
  15. 09 Jun, 2011 1 commit
    • Greg Rose's avatar
      rtnetlink: Compute and store minimum ifinfo dump size · c7ac8679
      Greg Rose authored
      The message size allocated for rtnl ifinfo dumps was limited to
      a single page.  This is not enough for additional interface info
      available with devices that support SR-IOV and caused a bug in
      which VF info would not be displayed if more than approximately
      40 VFs were created per interface.
      
      Implement a new function pointer for the rtnl_register service that will
      calculate the amount of data required for the ifinfo dump and allocate
      enough data to satisfy the request.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Rose <gregory.v.rose@intel.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
      c7ac8679
  16. 26 Sep, 2010 1 commit
    • Neil Horman's avatar
      ipv6: add a missing unregister_pernet_subsys call · 2cc6d2bf
      Neil Horman authored
      Clean up a missing exit path in the ipv6 module init routines.  In
      addrconf_init we call ipv6_addr_label_init which calls register_pernet_subsys
      for the ipv6_addr_label_ops structure.  But if module loading fails, or if the
      ipv6 module is removed, there is no corresponding unregister_pernet_subsys call,
      which leaves a now-bogus address on the pernet_list, leading to oopses in
      subsequent registrations.  This patch cleans up both the failed load path and
      the unload path.  Tested by myself with good results.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNeil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
      
       include/net/addrconf.h |    1 +
       net/ipv6/addrconf.c    |   11 ++++++++---
       net/ipv6/addrlabel.c   |    5 +++++
       3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
      Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
      2cc6d2bf
  17. 23 Sep, 2010 1 commit
  18. 02 Jun, 2010 1 commit
  19. 17 May, 2010 1 commit
  20. 30 Mar, 2010 1 commit
    • Tejun Heo's avatar
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking... · 5a0e3ad6
      Tejun Heo authored
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking implicit slab.h inclusion from percpu.h
      
      percpu.h is included by sched.h and module.h and thus ends up being
      included when building most .c files.  percpu.h includes slab.h which
      in turn includes gfp.h making everything defined by the two files
      universally available and complicating inclusion dependencies.
      
      percpu.h -> slab.h dependency is about to be removed.  Prepare for
      this change by updating users of gfp and slab facilities include those
      headers directly instead of assuming availability.  As this conversion
      needs to touch large number of source files, the following script is
      used as the basis of conversion.
      
        http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/misc/slabh-sweep.py
      
      The script does the followings.
      
      * Scan files for gfp and slab usages and update includes such that
        only the necessary includes are there.  ie. if only gfp is used,
        gfp.h, if slab is used, slab.h.
      
      * When the script inserts a new include, it looks at the include
        blocks and try to put the new include such that its order conforms
        to its surrounding.  It's put in the include block which contains
        core kernel includes, in the same order that the rest are ordered -
        alphabetical, Christmas tree, rev-Xmas-tree or at the end if there
        doesn't seem to be any matching order.
      
      * If the script can't find a place to put a new include (mostly
        because the file doesn't have fitting include block), it prints out
        an error message indicating which .h file needs to be added to the
        file.
      
      The conversion was done in the following steps.
      
      1. The initial automatic conversion of all .c files updated slightly
         over 4000 files, deleting around 700 includes and adding ~480 gfp.h
         and ~3000 slab.h inclusions.  The script emitted errors for ~400
         files.
      
      2. Each error was manually checked.  Some didn't need the inclusion,
         some needed manual addition while adding it to implementation .h or
         embedding .c file was more appropriate for others.  This step added
         inclusions to around 150 files.
      
      3. The script was run again and the output was compared to the edits
         from #2 to make sure no file was left behind.
      
      4. Several build tests were done and a couple of problems were fixed.
         e.g. lib/decompress_*.c used malloc/free() wrappers around slab
         APIs requiring slab.h to be added manually.
      
      5. The script was run on all .h files but without automatically
         editing them as sprinkling gfp.h and slab.h inclusions around .h
         files could easily lead to inclusion dependency hell.  Most gfp.h
         inclusion directives were ignored as stuff from gfp.h was usually
         wildly available and often used in preprocessor macros.  Each
         slab.h inclusion directive was examined and added manually as
         necessary.
      
      6. percpu.h was updated not to include slab.h.
      
      7. Build test were done on the following configurations and failures
         were fixed.  CONFIG_GCOV_KERNEL was turned off for all tests (as my
         distributed build env didn't work with gcov compiles) and a few
         more options had to be turned off depending on archs to make things
         build (like ipr on powerpc/64 which failed due to missing writeq).
      
         * x86 and x86_64 UP and SMP allmodconfig and a custom test config.
         * powerpc and powerpc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * sparc and sparc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * ia64 SMP allmodconfig
         * s390 SMP allmodconfig
         * alpha SMP allmodconfig
         * um on x86_64 SMP allmodconfig
      
      8. percpu.h modifications were reverted so that it could be applied as
         a separate patch and serve as bisection point.
      
      Given the fact that I had only a couple of failures from tests on step
      6, I'm fairly confident about the coverage of this conversion patch.
      If there is a breakage, it's likely to be something in one of the arch
      headers which should be easily discoverable easily on most builds of
      the specific arch.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
      Guess-its-ok-by: default avatarChristoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
      Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com>
      5a0e3ad6
  21. 29 Oct, 2008 2 commits
  22. 11 Jun, 2008 1 commit
    • Benjamin Thery's avatar
      ipv6 netns: Address labels per namespace · 3de23255
      Benjamin Thery authored
      This pacth makes IPv6 address labels per network namespace.
      It keeps the global label tables, ip6addrlbl_table, but
      adds a 'net' member to each ip6addrlbl_entry.
      This new member is taken into account when matching labels.
      
      Changelog
      =========
      * v1: Initial version
      * v2:
        * Minize the penalty when network namespaces are not configured:
            *  the 'net' member is added only if CONFIG_NET_NS is
               defined. This saves space when network namespaces are not
               configured.
            * 'net' value is retrieved with the inlined function
               ip6addrlbl_net() that always return &init_net when
               CONFIG_NET_NS is not defined.
        * 'net' member in ip6addrlbl_entry renamed to the less generic
          'lbl_net' name (helps code search).
      Signed-off-by: default avatarBenjamin Thery <benjamin.thery@bull.net>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarYOSHIFUJI Hideaki <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org>
      3de23255
  23. 25 Mar, 2008 1 commit
  24. 05 Mar, 2008 1 commit
  25. 28 Feb, 2008 1 commit
  26. 28 Jan, 2008 5 commits