[PATCH 1/9] syslog_ns: add syslog_namespace and put/get_syslog_ns

Gu Zheng guz.fnst at cn.fujitsu.com
Tue Jul 30 00:46:45 UTC 2013


On 07/29/2013 07:47 PM, Rui Xiang wrote:

> On 2013/7/29 17:40, Gu Zheng wrote:
>> Hi Rui,
>> 	Refer to inline:).
>>
> Hi Gu,
> 
> Thanks for your attention.
> 
>> On 07/29/2013 10:31 AM, Rui Xiang wrote:
>>
>>> Add a struct syslog_namespace which contains the necessary
>>> members for hanlding syslog and realize get_syslog_ns and
>>> put_syslog_ns API.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Rui Xiang <rui.xiang at huawei.com>
>>> ---
>>>  include/linux/syslog.h | 68 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>  kernel/printk.c        |  7 ------
>>>  2 files changed, 68 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>>>
> 
> ...
> 
>>> +
>>> +static inline void free_syslog_ns(struct kref *kref)
>>> +{
>>> +	struct syslog_namespace *ns;
>>> +	ns = container_of(kref, struct syslog_namespace, kref);
>>> +
>>> +	kfree(ns->log_buf);
>>> +	kfree(ns);
>>> +}
>>
>> This interface seems a bit ugly, why not use the format like put_syslog_ns()?
>>
>> static inline void free_syslog_ns(struct syslog_namespace *ns)
>>
> 
> Free_syslog_ns is used in put_syslog_ns. And the kref_put function uses kref as
> a parameter for its relase funtion. You can see that from 
> static inline int kref_put(struct kref *kref, void (*release)(struct kref *kref)).

Got it.

Regards,
Gu

> 
> Thanks.
> 
>>> +
>>> +static inline void put_syslog_ns(struct syslog_namespace *ns)
>>> +{
>>> +	if (ns)
>>> +		kref_put(&ns->kref, free_syslog_ns);
>>> +}
>>> +
>>>
> 
> 




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