[15/17] errseq: add a new errseq_scrape function [ver #20]
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Message ID 159559782287.2144584.13367490538009189134.stgit@warthog.procyon.org.uk
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David Howells July 24, 2020, 1:37 p.m. UTC
From: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>

To grab the current value of an errseq_t, mark it as seen and then
return the value with the seen bit masked off.

Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
---

 include/linux/errseq.h |    1 +
 lib/errseq.c           |   33 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
 2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/include/linux/errseq.h b/include/linux/errseq.h
index fc2777770768..de165623fa86 100644
--- a/include/linux/errseq.h
+++ b/include/linux/errseq.h
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@  typedef u32	errseq_t;
 
 errseq_t errseq_set(errseq_t *eseq, int err);
 errseq_t errseq_sample(errseq_t *eseq);
+errseq_t errseq_scrape(errseq_t *eseq);
 int errseq_check(errseq_t *eseq, errseq_t since);
 int errseq_check_and_advance(errseq_t *eseq, errseq_t *since);
 #endif
diff --git a/lib/errseq.c b/lib/errseq.c
index 81f9e33aa7e7..8ded0920eed3 100644
--- a/lib/errseq.c
+++ b/lib/errseq.c
@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@  errseq_t errseq_set(errseq_t *eseq, int err)
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(errseq_set);
 
 /**
- * errseq_sample() - Grab current errseq_t value.
+ * errseq_sample() - Grab current errseq_t value (or 0 if it hasn't been seen)
  * @eseq: Pointer to errseq_t to be sampled.
  *
  * This function allows callers to initialise their errseq_t variable.
@@ -117,7 +117,7 @@  EXPORT_SYMBOL(errseq_set);
  * see it the next time it checks for an error.
  *
  * Context: Any context.
- * Return: The current errseq value.
+ * Return: The current errseq value or 0 if it wasn't previously seen
  */
 errseq_t errseq_sample(errseq_t *eseq)
 {
@@ -130,6 +130,35 @@  errseq_t errseq_sample(errseq_t *eseq)
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(errseq_sample);
 
+/**
+ * errseq_scrape() - Grab current errseq_t value
+ * @eseq: Pointer to errseq_t to be sampled.
+ *
+ * This function allows callers to scrape the current value of an errseq_t.
+ * Unlike errseq_sample, this will always return the current value with
+ * the SEEN flag unset, even when the value has not yet been seen.
+ *
+ * Context: Any context.
+ * Return: The current errseq value with ERRSEQ_SEEN masked off
+ */
+errseq_t errseq_scrape(errseq_t *eseq)
+{
+	errseq_t old = READ_ONCE(*eseq);
+
+	/*
+	 * For the common case of no errors ever having been set, we can skip
+	 * marking the SEEN bit. Once an error has been set, the value will
+	 * never go back to zero.
+	 */
+	if (old != 0) {
+		errseq_t new = old | ERRSEQ_SEEN;
+		if (old != new)
+			cmpxchg(eseq, old, new);
+	}
+	return old & ~ERRSEQ_SEEN;
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(errseq_scrape);
+
 /**
  * errseq_check() - Has an error occurred since a particular sample point?
  * @eseq: Pointer to errseq_t value to be checked.