Re: [PATCH 01/12] list.h: add a list_pop helper
From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Jun 25 2019 - 06:06:39 EST
On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 08:51:37AM -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> The usual convention in list.h is that list_foo uses the list head and
> list_foo_entry uses the container type. So I think this should be
> renamed to list_pop_entry() at least. Do we also want:
> static inline struct list_head *list_pop(struct list_head *head)
> struct list_head *first = READ_ONCE(head->next);
> if (first == head)
> return NULL;
> __list_del(head, first->next);
> return first;
> we also seem to prefer using inline functions over #defines in this
> header file.
Sure, I can rename it and split the implementation.