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From: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Ilya Dryomov <idryomov@gmail.com>, Song Liu <song@kernel.org>,
	Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com>,
	Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>,
	Vignesh Raghavendra <vigneshr@ti.com>,
	Stefan Haberland <sth@linux.ibm.com>,
	Jan Hoeppner <hoeppner@linux.ibm.com>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, ceph-devel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-bcache@vger.kernel.org, linux-raid@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org, linux-s390@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/11] mtip32xx: return -ENOTTY for all unhanled ioctls
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 08:58:52 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f128e8bb-7ce4-b8f4-80cb-1afab503887c@kernel.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201031085810.450489-3-hch@lst.de>

On 10/31/20 2:58 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> -ENOTTY is the convention for "driver does not support this ioctl".
> Use it properly in mtip32xx instead of the bogys -EINVAL.

While that's certainly true, there is a risk in making a change like this
years after the fact. Not that I expect there are any mtip32xx users
left at this point, but...

-- 
Jens Axboe


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From: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: linux-raid@vger.kernel.org, Jan Hoeppner <hoeppner@linux.ibm.com>,
	Vignesh Raghavendra <vigneshr@ti.com>,
	linux-s390@vger.kernel.org, Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, Song Liu <song@kernel.org>,
	linux-bcache@vger.kernel.org, linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org,
	Stefan Haberland <sth@linux.ibm.com>,
	Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com>,
	Ilya Dryomov <idryomov@gmail.com>,
	ceph-devel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/11] mtip32xx: return -ENOTTY for all unhanled ioctls
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 08:58:52 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f128e8bb-7ce4-b8f4-80cb-1afab503887c@kernel.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201031085810.450489-3-hch@lst.de>

On 10/31/20 2:58 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> -ENOTTY is the convention for "driver does not support this ioctl".
> Use it properly in mtip32xx instead of the bogys -EINVAL.

While that's certainly true, there is a risk in making a change like this
years after the fact. Not that I expect there are any mtip32xx users
left at this point, but...

-- 
Jens Axboe


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  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-31 14:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-31  8:57 block ioctl cleanups Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:57 ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 01/11] mtd_blkdevs: don't override BLKFLSBUF Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31 21:32   ` Richard Weinberger
2020-10-31 21:32     ` Richard Weinberger
2020-10-31 23:11   ` antlists
2020-10-31 23:11     ` antlists
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 02/11] mtip32xx: return -ENOTTY for all unhanled ioctls Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31 14:58   ` Jens Axboe [this message]
2020-10-31 14:58     ` Jens Axboe
2020-11-01 10:27     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-01 10:27       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-01 16:45       ` Jens Axboe
2020-11-01 16:45         ` Jens Axboe
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 03/11] block: don't call into the driver for BLKFLSBUF Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 04/11] block: add a new set_read_only method Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 05/11] rbd: implement ->set_read_only to hook into BLKROSET processing Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-02 11:30   ` Ilya Dryomov
2020-11-02 11:30     ` Ilya Dryomov
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 06/11] md: " Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-03  0:19   ` James Troup
2020-11-03  0:19     ` James Troup
2020-11-03  9:32     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-03  9:32       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 07/11] dasd: " Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 08/11] block: don't call into the driver for BLKROSET Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 09/11] loop: use set_disk_ro Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 10/11] block: remove set_device_ro Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58 ` [PATCH 11/11] block: remove __blkdev_driver_ioctl Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-31  8:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-01 16:46 ` block ioctl cleanups Jens Axboe
2020-11-01 16:46   ` Jens Axboe

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