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authorAkinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com>2011-10-31 17:08:07 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-10-31 17:30:47 -0700
commit798248206b59acc6e1238c778281419c041891a7 (patch)
treeff8564431367b442b18bca4a0a9732e5799e2391 /lib
parent77311139f364d7f71fc9ba88f59fd90e60205007 (diff)
lib/string.c: introduce memchr_inv()
memchr_inv() is mainly used to check whether the whole buffer is filled with just a specified byte. The function name and prototype are stolen from logfs and the implementation is from SLUB. Signed-off-by: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com> Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> Acked-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> Cc: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Acked-by: Joern Engel <joern@logfs.org> Cc: Marcin Slusarz <marcin.slusarz@gmail.com> Cc: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'lib')
-rw-r--r--lib/string.c54
1 files changed, 54 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/lib/string.c b/lib/string.c
index 01fad9b203e..11df54325fb 100644
--- a/lib/string.c
+++ b/lib/string.c
@@ -756,3 +756,57 @@ void *memchr(const void *s, int c, size_t n)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(memchr);
#endif
+
+static void *check_bytes8(const u8 *start, u8 value, unsigned int bytes)
+{
+ while (bytes) {
+ if (*start != value)
+ return (void *)start;
+ start++;
+ bytes--;
+ }
+ return NULL;
+}
+
+/**
+ * memchr_inv - Find an unmatching character in an area of memory.
+ * @start: The memory area
+ * @c: Find a character other than c
+ * @bytes: The size of the area.
+ *
+ * returns the address of the first character other than @c, or %NULL
+ * if the whole buffer contains just @c.
+ */
+void *memchr_inv(const void *start, int c, size_t bytes)
+{
+ u8 value = c;
+ u64 value64;
+ unsigned int words, prefix;
+
+ if (bytes <= 16)
+ return check_bytes8(start, value, bytes);
+
+ value64 = value | value << 8 | value << 16 | value << 24;
+ value64 = (value64 & 0xffffffff) | value64 << 32;
+ prefix = 8 - ((unsigned long)start) % 8;
+
+ if (prefix) {
+ u8 *r = check_bytes8(start, value, prefix);
+ if (r)
+ return r;
+ start += prefix;
+ bytes -= prefix;
+ }
+
+ words = bytes / 8;
+
+ while (words) {
+ if (*(u64 *)start != value64)
+ return check_bytes8(start, value, 8);
+ start += 8;
+ words--;
+ }
+
+ return check_bytes8(start, value, bytes % 8);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(memchr_inv);