Re: [PATCH] net/mlx4_core: Use refcount_t for refcount
From: Saeed Mahameed
Date: Fri Aug 02 2019 - 14:38:18 EST
On Sat, 2019-08-03 at 00:10 +0800, Chuhong Yuan wrote:
> Chuhong Yuan <hslester96@xxxxxxxxx> ä2019å8æ2æåä äå8:10åéï
> > refcount_t is better for reference counters since its
> > implementation can prevent overflows.
> > So convert atomic_t ref counters to refcount_t.
> > Also convert refcount from 0-based to 1-based.
> It seems that directly converting refcount from 0-based
> to 1-based is infeasible.
> I am sorry for this mistake.
Just curious, why not keep it 0 based and use refcout_t ?
refcount API should have the same semantics as atomic_t API .. no ?