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From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Al Viro <>
Cc: Mikulas Patocka <>,
	"Ted Ts'o" <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	linux-fsdevel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hpfs: add fstrim support
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:46:11 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 1:59 PM, Al Viro <> wrote:
> More to the point, why bother with ->ioctl() at all?  Why not make
> ->fitrim() a super_block method and let do_vfs_ioctl() handle all
> marshalling?  As in
>         (int *)fitrim(struct super_block *, struct fstrim_range *);
> guaranteed to be called only on a filesystem kept active by caller...

I'd be ok with that, but that's a bigger issue and I think would be a
separate second step from removing the whole compat mess anyway.


  reply	other threads:[~2015-06-28 21:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-06-28 13:16 Mikulas Patocka
2015-06-28 19:52 ` Linus Torvalds
2015-06-28 20:59   ` Al Viro
2015-06-28 21:46     ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2015-07-09 16:05   ` [PATCH] ioctl_compat: handle FITRIM Mikulas Patocka

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