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    rhashtable: Change rhashtable_walk_start to return void · 97a6ec4a
    Tom Herbert authored
    Most callers of rhashtable_walk_start don't care about a resize event
    which is indicated by a return value of -EAGAIN. So calls to
    rhashtable_walk_start are wrapped wih code to ignore -EAGAIN. Something
    like this is common:
    
           ret = rhashtable_walk_start(rhiter);
           if (ret && ret != -EAGAIN)
                   goto out;
    
    Since zero and -EAGAIN are the only possible return values from the
    function this check is pointless. The condition never evaluates to true.
    
    This patch changes rhashtable_walk_start to return void. This simplifies
    code for the callers that ignore -EAGAIN. For the few cases where the
    caller cares about the resize event, particularly where the table can be
    walked in mulitple parts for netlink or seq file dump, the function
    rhashtable_walk_start_check has been added that returns -EAGAIN on a
    resize event.
    Signed-off-by: 's avatarTom Herbert <tom@quantonium.net>
    Acked-by: 's avatarHerbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
    Signed-off-by: 's avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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