[PATCH v2 5/5] Lib: sort.h: replace int size with size_t size in the swap function

Andy Shevchenko andriy.shevchenko at linux.intel.com
Mon Apr 1 02:35:55 PDT 2019


On Sun, Mar 31, 2019 at 09:52:50PM +0300, Andrey Abramov wrote:
> Replace int type with size_t type of the size argument
> in the swap function, also affect all its dependencies.
> 
> It's always been weird that sort() takes a size_t element size,
> but passes an int size to (*swap)(). Not a bug because we don't
> sort objects >2GB large, but it's ugly.

Hmm... If (*swap)() is called recursively it means the change might increase
stack usage on 64-bit platforms.

Am I missing something?

> 
> Signed-off-by: Andrey Abramov <st5pub at yandex.ru>
> Reviewed by: George Spelvin <lkml at sdf.org>
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/unwind_orc.c | 2 +-
>  include/linux/sort.h         | 2 +-
>  kernel/jump_label.c          | 2 +-
>  lib/extable.c                | 2 +-
>  lib/sort.c                   | 6 +++---
>  5 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/unwind_orc.c b/arch/x86/kernel/unwind_orc.c
> index 89be1be1790c..1078c287198c 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/unwind_orc.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/unwind_orc.c
> @@ -176,7 +176,7 @@ static struct orc_entry *orc_find(unsigned long ip)
>  	return orc_ftrace_find(ip);
>  }
>  
> -static void orc_sort_swap(void *_a, void *_b, int size)
> +static void orc_sort_swap(void *_a, void *_b, size_t size)
>  {
>  	struct orc_entry *orc_a, *orc_b;
>  	struct orc_entry orc_tmp;
> diff --git a/include/linux/sort.h b/include/linux/sort.h
> index 2b99a5dd073d..aea39d552ff7 100644
> --- a/include/linux/sort.h
> +++ b/include/linux/sort.h
> @@ -6,6 +6,6 @@
>  
>  void sort(void *base, size_t num, size_t size,
>  	  int (*cmp)(const void *, const void *),
> -	  void (*swap)(void *, void *, int));
> +	  void (*swap)(void *, void *, size_t));
>  
>  #endif
> diff --git a/kernel/jump_label.c b/kernel/jump_label.c
> index bad96b476eb6..340b788571fb 100644
> --- a/kernel/jump_label.c
> +++ b/kernel/jump_label.c
> @@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ static int jump_label_cmp(const void *a, const void *b)
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -static void jump_label_swap(void *a, void *b, int size)
> +static void jump_label_swap(void *a, void *b, size_t size)
>  {
>  	long delta = (unsigned long)a - (unsigned long)b;
>  	struct jump_entry *jea = a;
> diff --git a/lib/extable.c b/lib/extable.c
> index f54996fdd0b8..db2888342cd7 100644
> --- a/lib/extable.c
> +++ b/lib/extable.c
> @@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ static inline unsigned long ex_to_insn(const struct exception_table_entry *x)
>  #ifndef ARCH_HAS_RELATIVE_EXTABLE
>  #define swap_ex		NULL
>  #else
> -static void swap_ex(void *a, void *b, int size)
> +static void swap_ex(void *a, void *b, size_t size)
>  {
>  	struct exception_table_entry *x = a, *y = b, tmp;
>  	int delta = b - a;
> diff --git a/lib/sort.c b/lib/sort.c
> index 50855ea8c262..60fbbc29104a 100644
> --- a/lib/sort.c
> +++ b/lib/sort.c
> @@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ static void swap_bytes(void *a, void *b, size_t n)
>  	} while (n);
>  }
>  
> -typedef void (*swap_func_t)(void *a, void *b, int size);
> +typedef void (*swap_func_t)(void *a, void *b, size_t size);
>  
>  /*
>   * The values are arbitrary as long as they can't be confused with
> @@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ static void do_swap(void *a, void *b, size_t size, swap_func_t swap_func)
>  	else if (swap_func == SWAP_BYTES)
>  		swap_bytes(a, b, size);
>  	else
> -		swap_func(a, b, (int)size);
> +		swap_func(a, b, size);
>  }
>  
>  /**
> @@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ static size_t parent(size_t i, unsigned int lsbit, size_t size)
>   */
>  void sort(void *base, size_t num, size_t size,
>  	  int (*cmp_func)(const void *, const void *),
> -	  void (*swap_func)(void *, void *, int size))
> +	  void (*swap_func)(void *, void *, size_t size))
>  {
>  	/* pre-scale counters for performance */
>  	size_t n = num * size, a = (num/2) * size;
> -- 
> 2.21.0
> 
> 

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko





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