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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com>
Cc: mfasheh@versity.com, Joel Becker <jlbec@evilplan.org>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] fs: ocfs2: Adding new return type vm_fault_t
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2018 16:05:34 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180604160534.e393dacec8967294ab143135@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAFqt6zbLPG3h66LMEqzPPrW+BWQQZsSTriegfXFVproMpz3-LQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, 2 Jun 2018 11:46:17 +0530 Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 2, 2018 at 5:17 AM, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 May 2018 21:02:58 +0530 Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Use new return type vm_fault_t for fault handler. For
> >> now, this is just documenting that the function returns
> >> a VM_FAULT value rather than an errno. Once all instances
> >> are converted, vm_fault_t will become a distinct type.
> >>
> >> Ref-> commit 1c8f422059ae ("mm: change return type to vm_fault_t")
> >>
> >> vmf_error() is the newly introduce inline function
> >> in 4.18.
> >>
> >> Fix one checkpatch.pl warning by replacing BUG_ON()
> >> with WARN_ON()
> >
> > err, no, I'll revert that part.
> >
> > It could be that if this assertion triggers then filesystem corruption
> > would ensue, in which case a BUG_ON() is the appropriate handling.
> > Such a change should be submitted separately, please.
> >
> 
> In few places checkpatch.pl throwing warning to replace BUG_ON()
> with WARN_ON(). Shall we ignore these warning or it will vary across
> patches ?

Such changes are unrelated to the vm_fault_t migration, so please don't
make them in this context.

It is true that we tend to be too eager to use BUG_ON(), but addressing
such things should be done one-at-a-time, as a separate project.

      reply	other threads:[~2018-06-04 23:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-23 15:32 Souptick Joarder
2018-05-30 11:40 ` Souptick Joarder
2018-06-01 23:47 ` Andrew Morton
2018-06-02  6:16   ` Souptick Joarder
2018-06-04 23:05     ` Andrew Morton [this message]

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