Re: [PATCH net-next] xsk: Return -EINVAL instead of -EBUSY after xsk_get_pool_from_qid() fails
From: Magnus Karlsson
Date: Wed Jun 02 2021 - 04:54:14 EST
On Wed, Jun 2, 2021 at 10:38 AM Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Magnus Karlsson <magnus.karlsson@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Wed, Jun 2, 2021 at 6:02 AM Wang Hai <wanghai38@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> xsk_get_pool_from_qid() fails not because the device's queues are busy,
> >> but because the queue_id exceeds the current number of queues.
> >> So when it fails, it is better to return -EINVAL instead of -EBUSY.
> >> Signed-off-by: Wang Hai <wanghai38@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> ---
> >> net/xdp/xsk_buff_pool.c | 2 +-
> >> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >> diff --git a/net/xdp/xsk_buff_pool.c b/net/xdp/xsk_buff_pool.c
> >> index 8de01aaac4a0..30ece117117a 100644
> >> --- a/net/xdp/xsk_buff_pool.c
> >> +++ b/net/xdp/xsk_buff_pool.c
> >> @@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ int xp_assign_dev(struct xsk_buff_pool *pool,
> >> return -EINVAL;
> >> if (xsk_get_pool_from_qid(netdev, queue_id))
> >> - return -EBUSY;
> >> + return -EINVAL;
> > I guess your intent here is to return -EINVAL only when the queue_id
> > is larger than the number of active queues. But this patch also
> > changes the return code when the queue id is already in use and in
> > that case we should continue to return -EBUSY. As this function is
> > used by a number of drivers, the easiest way to accomplish this is to
> > introduce a test for queue_id out of bounds before this if-statement
> > and return -EINVAL there.
> Isn't the return code ABI by now, though?
You are probably right and in that case this should not change at all.
It has been returning this for quite a while too as it is nothing new.
But I leave the final decision to other people on the list.