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From: Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org>
To: Alex Elder <elder@linaro.org>
Cc: davem@davemloft.net, kuba@kernel.org, bjorn.andersson@linaro.org,
	evgreen@chromium.org, cpratapa@codeaurora.org,
	subashab@codeaurora.org, elder@kernel.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/4] net: ipa: kill IPA_VALIDATION
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 17:03:55 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YQASS66VLBx6bKoB@unreal> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <07765bd2-eade-ee52-fa18-56f2e573461a@linaro.org>

On Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 08:40:42AM -0500, Alex Elder wrote:
> On 7/27/21 7:56 AM, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> > > In any case I take your point.  I will now add to my task list
> > > a review of these spots.  I'd like to be sure an error message
> > > *is*  reported at an appropriate level up the chain of callers so
> > > I can always identify the culprit in the a WARN_ON() fires (even
> > > though it should never
> > >   happen).  And in each case I'll evaluate
> > > whether returning is better than not.
> > You can, but users don't :). So if it is valid but error flow, that
> > needs user awareness, simply print something to the dmesg with *_err()
> > prints.
> 
> For some reason you seem to care about users.

Yeah, this is my Achilles heel :)

Thanks

      reply	other threads:[~2021-07-27 14:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-26 17:40 Alex Elder
2021-07-26 17:40 ` [PATCH net-next 1/4] net: ipa: fix ipa_cmd_table_valid() Alex Elder
2021-07-26 17:40 ` [PATCH net-next 2/4] net: ipa: always validate filter and route tables Alex Elder
2021-07-26 17:40 ` [PATCH net-next 3/4] net: ipa: kill the remaining conditional validation code Alex Elder
2021-07-26 17:40 ` [PATCH net-next 4/4] net: ipa: use WARN_ON() rather than assertions Alex Elder
2021-07-26 21:52 ` [PATCH net-next 0/4] net: ipa: kill IPA_VALIDATION patchwork-bot+netdevbpf
2021-07-27 11:16 ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-07-27 12:34   ` Alex Elder
2021-07-27 12:56     ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-07-27 13:40       ` Alex Elder
2021-07-27 14:03         ` Leon Romanovsky [this message]

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