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Subject[PATCH RESEND] ext4: Switch to kvfree_rcu() API
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From: Uladzislau Rezki <uladzislau.rezki@sony.com>

Instead of invoking a synchronize_rcu() to free a pointer
after a grace period we can directly make use of new API
that does the same but in more efficient way.

TO: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
TO: linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Uladzislau Rezki <uladzislau.rezki@sony.com>
---
fs/ext4/super.c | 3 +--
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/super.c b/fs/ext4/super.c
index 4e33b5eca694..111b0498a232 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/super.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/super.c
@@ -1886,8 +1886,7 @@ static int clear_qf_name(struct super_block *sb, int qtype)
return -1;
}
rcu_assign_pointer(sbi->s_qf_names[qtype], NULL);
- synchronize_rcu();
- kfree(old_qname);
+ kvfree_rcu(old_qname);
return 1;
}
#endif
--
2.30.2
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