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From: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc:,,, Jordy Zomer <>,
	Andy Shevchenko <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: make d_path-like functions all have unsigned size
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:49:52 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YP/k0Nn/UnaKiKq2@lx-t490> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, Jul 27, 2021, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> Resolve all of the abuguity by just making "size" an unsigned value,
> which takes the guesswork out of everything involved.

Pardon my ignorance, but why not size_t instead of an unsigned int? I
feel it will be more clear this way; but, yes, on 64-bit machines this
will extend the buflen param to 64-bit.


Ahmed S. Darwish
Linutronix GmbH

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-27 10:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-27 10:36 [PATCH] fs: make d_path-like functions all have unsigned size Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-07-27 10:49 ` Ahmed S. Darwish [this message]
2021-07-27 10:56   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-07-27 11:19 ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-07-27 11:51   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-07-27 14:50 ` Al Viro
2021-07-27 15:07   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-07-27 15:17     ` Al Viro
2021-07-27 15:31       ` Matthew Wilcox

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