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From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>,
	Laura Abbott <labbott@redhat.com>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:29:44 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190122172944.GL4087@dhcp22.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190122162749.GA22841@kroah.com>

On Tue 22-01-19 17:27:49, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 05:07:01PM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
[...]
> > sounds like a poor design goal to me but not mine code to maintain so...
> 
> The design goal was to make it as simple as possible to use, and that
> includes "you do not care about the return value".  Now we do have to
> return a value because some people need that for when they want to make
> a subdirectory, or remove the file later on, otherwise I would have just
> had everything be a void return function :)

I suspect that you are making assumptions which might change in the
future and this whole mess will be unfixable. But whatever I do not care
about debugfs at all.
-- 
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

      reply	other threads:[~2019-01-22 17:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-22 15:21 Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-01-22 15:31 ` Michal Hocko
2019-01-22 15:52   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-01-22 16:07     ` Michal Hocko
2019-01-22 16:27       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-01-22 17:29         ` Michal Hocko [this message]

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