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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
Cc: "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@infradead.org>,
	linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 9/9] iomap: Change calling convention for zeroing
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 09:39:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200827083949.GE11067@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200825222355.GL6096@magnolia>

On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 03:23:55PM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> Sorry for my ultra-slow response to this.  The u64 length seems ok to me
> (or uint64_t, I don't care all /that/ much), but using loff_t as a
> return type bothers me because I see that and think that this function
> is returning a new file offset, e.g. (pos + number of bytes zeroed).
> 
> So please, let's use s64 or something that isn't so misleading.
> 
> FWIW, Linus also[0] doesn't[1] like using loff_t for the number of bytes
> copied.

Let's just switch to u64 and s64 then.  Unless we want to come up with
our own typedefs.

      reply	other threads:[~2020-08-27  8:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-24 14:55 [PATCH 0/9] THP iomap patches for 5.10 Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 1/9] iomap: Fix misplaced page flushing Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:51   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:47   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:24   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 2/9] fs: Introduce i_blocks_per_page Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:55   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-25 22:21     ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 3/9] iomap: Use kzalloc to allocate iomap_page Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:56   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 4/9] iomap: Use bitmap ops to set uptodate bits Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:56   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:50   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 5/9] iomap: Support arbitrarily many blocks per page Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:59   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25  0:22     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-25 21:02   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-26  2:26     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-26  3:32       ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:26   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 6/9] iomap: Convert read_count to byte count Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-25  0:09   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 22:14     ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:35   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 7/9] iomap: Convert write_count " Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-27  8:36   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 8/9] iomap: Convert iomap_write_end types Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-25  0:12   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25  1:06     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-25  1:33       ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-27  8:41   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 9/9] iomap: Change calling convention for zeroing Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-25  0:27   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25  3:26     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-25  3:35       ` Andreas Dilger
2020-08-25  4:27         ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 12:40           ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-25 22:05             ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 22:23   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:39     ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]

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