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From: Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>
To: Darren Hart <dvhart@infradead.org>
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 05/17] compat_ioctl: move more drivers to generic_compat_ioctl_ptrarg
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 21:57:48 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180914205748.GC19965@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180914203506.GE35251@wrath>

On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 01:35:06PM -0700, Darren Hart wrote:
 
> Acked-by: Darren Hart (VMware) <dvhart@infradead.org>
> 
> As for a longer term solution, would it be possible to init fops in such
> a way that the compat_ioctl call defaults to generic_compat_ioctl_ptrarg
> so we don't have to duplicate this boilerplate for every ioctl fops
> structure?

	Bad idea, that...  Because several years down the road somebody will add
an ioctl that takes an unsigned int for argument.  Without so much as looking
at your magical mystery macro being used to initialize file_operations.

	FWIW, I would name that helper in more blunt way - something like
compat_ioctl_only_compat_pointer_ioctls_here()...

  reply	other threads:[~2018-09-14 20:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-09-12 15:01 [PATCH v2 01/17] compat_ioctl: add generic_compat_ioctl_ptrarg() Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:01 ` [PATCH v2 02/17] compat_ioctl: move drivers to generic_compat_ioctl_ptrarg Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:33   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2018-09-12 16:20     ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 18:13   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-09-16 19:07   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2018-09-12 15:01 ` [PATCH v2 03/17] compat_ioctl: use correct compat_ptr() translation in drivers Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 18:13   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-09-13  0:48   ` Andrew Donnellan
2018-09-13 11:03   ` Felipe Balbi
2018-09-12 15:01 ` [PATCH v2 04/17] ceph: fix compat_ioctl for ceph_dir_operations Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 16:12   ` David Laight
2018-09-12 16:25     ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-13  0:48   ` Yan, Zheng
2018-09-12 15:08 ` [PATCH v2 05/17] compat_ioctl: move more drivers to generic_compat_ioctl_ptrarg Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:08   ` [PATCH v2 06/17] compat_ioctl: move rtc handling into rtc-dev.c Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 20:00     ` Alexandre Belloni
2018-09-12 15:08   ` [PATCH v2 07/17] compat_ioctl: move tape handling into drivers Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:08   ` [PATCH v2 08/17] compat_ioctl: remove keyboard ioctl translation Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:08   ` [PATCH v2 09/17] compat_ioctl: remove HIDIO translation Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:56   ` [PATCH v2 05/17] compat_ioctl: move more drivers to generic_compat_ioctl_ptrarg Jason Gunthorpe
2018-09-12 15:58   ` Daniel Vetter
2018-09-12 16:01   ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2018-09-12 18:13   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-09-14 14:23   ` David Sterba
2018-09-14 20:35   ` Darren Hart
2018-09-14 20:57     ` Al Viro [this message]
2018-09-18 17:51       ` Darren Hart
2018-09-18 17:59         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2018-09-24 20:18           ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-24 20:35             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2018-09-24 21:17               ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-17  9:33   ` Jonathan Cameron
2018-10-06  7:05   ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-09-12 15:13 ` [PATCH v2 10/17] compat_ioctl: remove translation for sound ioctls Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:13   ` [PATCH v2 11/17] compat_ioctl: remove isdn ioctl translation Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:13   ` [PATCH v2 12/17] compat_ioctl: remove IGNORE_IOCTL() Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:13   ` [PATCH v2 13/17] compat_ioctl: remove /dev/random commands Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 18:13     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-09-12 15:13   ` [PATCH v2 14/17] compat_ioctl: remove joystick ioctl translation Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:13   ` [PATCH v2 15/17] compat_ioctl: remove PCI " Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:13   ` [PATCH v2 16/17] compat_ioctl: remove /dev/raw " Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-12 15:13   ` [PATCH v2 17/17] compat_ioctl: remove last RAID handling code Arnd Bergmann
2018-09-13 13:37   ` [PATCH v2 10/17] compat_ioctl: remove translation for sound ioctls Takashi Iwai
2018-09-13  2:07 ` [PATCH v2 01/17] compat_ioctl: add generic_compat_ioctl_ptrarg() Al Viro
2018-09-13 10:29   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-28 17:07     ` Al Viro
2018-10-29  9:50       ` Arnd Bergmann

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