Re: [PATCH v3 0/5] lib: rework bitmap_parselist and tests

From: Yury Norov
Date: Wed Apr 03 2019 - 00:54:51 EST

On Wed, Apr 03, 2019 at 07:45:35AM +0300, Yury Norov wrote:
> bitmap_parselist has been evolved from a pretty simple idea for long and
> now lacks for refactoring. It is not structured, has nested loops and a
> set of opaque-named variables.
> Things are more complicated because bitmap_parselist() is a part of user
> interface, and its behavior should not change.
> In this patchset
> - bitmap_parselist_user() made a wrapper on bitmap_parselist();
> - bitmap_parselist() reworked (patch 2);
> - time measurement in test_bitmap_parselist switched to ktime_get
> (patch 3);
> - new tests introduced (patch 4), and
> - bitmap_parselist_user() testing enabled with the same testset as
> bitmap_parselist() (patch 5).
> v1:
> v2:
> v3: Implementation of an approach with copying the data to
> kernel space in bitmap_parselist_user() instead of parsing
> user data byte by byte. For me, it looks better than v2.

Hi all,

I'm sorry for noise. My mail server works unstable, and it would be
better to submit patches 4 and 5 a bit later. They are actually the
same as in v2.