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authorMike Travis <travis@sgi.com>2008-12-19 16:56:52 +1030
committerRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>2008-12-19 16:56:52 +1030
commitec26b805879c7e77865b39ee91b737985e80006d (patch)
treed5d5c06c81ff7ed21b061b7d42cfe77d4de8a90b /lib/cpumask.c
parent7b4967c532045a1983d6d4af5c69cc7c5109f62b (diff)
downloadlinux-ec26b805879c7e77865b39ee91b737985e80006d.tar.gz
cpumask: documentation for cpumask_var_t
Impact: New kerneldoc comments Additional documentation added to all the alloc_cpumask and free_cpumask functions. Signed-off-by: Mike Travis <travis@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> (minor additions)
Diffstat (limited to 'lib/cpumask.c')
-rw-r--r--lib/cpumask.c43
1 files changed, 43 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/lib/cpumask.c b/lib/cpumask.c
index 3f258f58c85..a24edf137f4 100644
--- a/lib/cpumask.c
+++ b/lib/cpumask.c
@@ -76,6 +76,20 @@ int cpumask_any_but(const struct cpumask *mask, unsigned int cpu)
/* These are not inline because of header tangles. */
#ifdef CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK
+/**
+ * alloc_cpumask_var_node - allocate a struct cpumask on a given node
+ * @mask: pointer to cpumask_var_t where the cpumask is returned
+ * @flags: GFP_ flags
+ *
+ * Only defined when CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK=y, otherwise is
+ * a nop returning a constant 1 (in <linux/cpumask.h>)
+ * Returns TRUE if memory allocation succeeded, FALSE otherwise.
+ *
+ * In addition, mask will be NULL if this fails. Note that gcc is
+ * usually smart enough to know that mask can never be NULL if
+ * CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK=n, so does code elimination in that case
+ * too.
+ */
bool alloc_cpumask_var_node(cpumask_var_t *mask, gfp_t flags, int node)
{
if (likely(slab_is_available()))
@@ -97,23 +111,52 @@ bool alloc_cpumask_var_node(cpumask_var_t *mask, gfp_t flags, int node)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(alloc_cpumask_var_node);
+/**
+ * alloc_cpumask_var - allocate a struct cpumask
+ * @mask: pointer to cpumask_var_t where the cpumask is returned
+ * @flags: GFP_ flags
+ *
+ * Only defined when CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK=y, otherwise is
+ * a nop returning a constant 1 (in <linux/cpumask.h>).
+ *
+ * See alloc_cpumask_var_node.
+ */
bool alloc_cpumask_var(cpumask_var_t *mask, gfp_t flags)
{
return alloc_cpumask_var_node(mask, flags, numa_node_id());
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(alloc_cpumask_var);
+/**
+ * alloc_bootmem_cpumask_var - allocate a struct cpumask from the bootmem arena.
+ * @mask: pointer to cpumask_var_t where the cpumask is returned
+ *
+ * Only defined when CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK=y, otherwise is
+ * a nop returning a constant 1 (in <linux/cpumask.h>)
+ * Either returns an allocated (zero-filled) cpumask, or causes the
+ * system to panic.
+ */
void __init alloc_bootmem_cpumask_var(cpumask_var_t *mask)
{
*mask = alloc_bootmem(cpumask_size());
}
+/**
+ * free_cpumask_var - frees memory allocated for a struct cpumask.
+ * @mask: cpumask to free
+ *
+ * This is safe on a NULL mask.
+ */
void free_cpumask_var(cpumask_var_t mask)
{
kfree(mask);
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(free_cpumask_var);
+/**
+ * free_bootmem_cpumask_var - frees result of alloc_bootmem_cpumask_var
+ * @mask: cpumask to free
+ */
void __init free_bootmem_cpumask_var(cpumask_var_t mask)
{
free_bootmem((unsigned long)mask, cpumask_size());