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authorDave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>2010-01-12 17:39:16 +1100
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-01-12 21:02:00 -0800
commit2c761270d5520dd84ab0b4e47c24d99ff8503c38 (patch)
treec23a51fdcc96641661b632d3b3c2c46ad7e53a91 /lib/list_sort.c
parentdbf004d7883b3adb058c0c1a5635bc4ec27651c0 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.34-ux500-2c761270d5520dd84ab0b4e47c24d99ff8503c38.tar.gz
lib: Introduce generic list_sort function
There are two copies of list_sort() in the tree already, one in the DRM code, another in ubifs. Now XFS needs this as well. Create a generic list_sort() function from the ubifs version and convert existing users to it so we don't end up with yet another copy in the tree. Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com> Acked-by: Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com> Acked-by: Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/lib/list_sort.c b/lib/list_sort.c
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+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>
+#include <linux/list_sort.h>
+#include <linux/slab.h>
+#include <linux/list.h>
+
+/**
+ * list_sort - sort a list.
+ * @priv: private data, passed to @cmp
+ * @head: the list to sort
+ * @cmp: the elements comparison function
+ *
+ * This function has been implemented by Mark J Roberts <mjr@znex.org>. It
+ * implements "merge sort" which has O(nlog(n)) complexity. The list is sorted
+ * in ascending order.
+ *
+ * The comparison function @cmp is supposed to return a negative value if @a is
+ * less than @b, and a positive value if @a is greater than @b. If @a and @b
+ * are equivalent, then it does not matter what this function returns.
+ */
+void list_sort(void *priv, struct list_head *head,
+ int (*cmp)(void *priv, struct list_head *a,
+ struct list_head *b))
+{
+ struct list_head *p, *q, *e, *list, *tail, *oldhead;
+ int insize, nmerges, psize, qsize, i;
+
+ if (list_empty(head))
+ return;
+
+ list = head->next;
+ list_del(head);
+ insize = 1;
+ for (;;) {
+ p = oldhead = list;
+ list = tail = NULL;
+ nmerges = 0;
+
+ while (p) {
+ nmerges++;
+ q = p;
+ psize = 0;
+ for (i = 0; i < insize; i++) {
+ psize++;
+ q = q->next == oldhead ? NULL : q->next;
+ if (!q)
+ break;
+ }
+
+ qsize = insize;
+ while (psize > 0 || (qsize > 0 && q)) {
+ if (!psize) {
+ e = q;
+ q = q->next;
+ qsize--;
+ if (q == oldhead)
+ q = NULL;
+ } else if (!qsize || !q) {
+ e = p;
+ p = p->next;
+ psize--;
+ if (p == oldhead)
+ p = NULL;
+ } else if (cmp(priv, p, q) <= 0) {
+ e = p;
+ p = p->next;
+ psize--;
+ if (p == oldhead)
+ p = NULL;
+ } else {
+ e = q;
+ q = q->next;
+ qsize--;
+ if (q == oldhead)
+ q = NULL;
+ }
+ if (tail)
+ tail->next = e;
+ else
+ list = e;
+ e->prev = tail;
+ tail = e;
+ }
+ p = q;
+ }
+
+ tail->next = list;
+ list->prev = tail;
+
+ if (nmerges <= 1)
+ break;
+
+ insize *= 2;
+ }
+
+ head->next = list;
+ head->prev = list->prev;
+ list->prev->next = head;
+ list->prev = head;
+}
+
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(list_sort);