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From: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
To: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
Cc: "Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/19] mm/gup: factor out duplicate code from four routines
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:01:07 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5cb84804-be12-82e8-11d8-7e593fd05619@nvidia.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191031210954.GE14771@iweiny-DESK2.sc.intel.com>

On 10/31/19 2:09 PM, Ira Weiny wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:43:37AM -0700, John Hubbard wrote:
>> On 10/31/19 11:35 AM, Ira Weiny wrote:
>>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 03:49:13PM -0700, John Hubbard wrote:
>> ...
>>>> +
>>>> +static int __huge_pt_done(struct page *head, int nr_recorded_pages, int *nr)
>>>> +{
>>>> +	*nr += nr_recorded_pages;
>>>> +	SetPageReferenced(head);
>>>> +	return 1;
>>>
>>> When will this return anything but 1?
>>>
>>
>> Never, but it saves a line at all four call sites, by having it return like that.
>>
>> I could see how maybe people would prefer to just have it be a void function,
>> and return 1 directly at the call sites. Since this was a lower line count I
>> thought maybe it would be slightly better, but it's hard to say really.
> 
> It is a NIT perhaps but I feel like the signature of a function should stand on
> it's own.  What this does is mix the meaning of this function with those
> calling it.  Which IMO is not good style.
> 
> We can see what others say.
> 

Sure. I'll plan on changing it to a void return type, then, unless someone else
pipes up.


thanks,

John Hubbard
NVIDIA

  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-31 22:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 47+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-30 22:49 [PATCH 00/19] mm/gup: track dma-pinned pages: FOLL_PIN, FOLL_LONGTERM John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 01/19] mm/gup: pass flags arg to __gup_device_* functions John Hubbard
2019-10-31 18:18   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 02/19] mm/gup: factor out duplicate code from four routines John Hubbard
2019-10-31 18:35   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-31 18:43     ` John Hubbard
2019-10-31 21:09       ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-31 22:01         ` John Hubbard [this message]
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 03/19] goldish_pipe: rename local pin_user_pages() routine John Hubbard
2019-10-31 18:36   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 04/19] media/v4l2-core: set pages dirty upon releasing DMA buffers John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 05/19] mm/gup: introduce pin_user_pages*() and FOLL_PIN John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:15   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-31 23:43     ` John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 06/19] goldish_pipe: convert to pin_user_pages() and put_user_page() John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 07/19] infiniband: set FOLL_PIN, FOLL_LONGTERM via pin_longterm_pages*() John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:25   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-31 23:49     ` John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 08/19] mm/process_vm_access: set FOLL_PIN via pin_user_pages_remote() John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:35   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-31 23:46     ` John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 09/19] drm/via: set FOLL_PIN via pin_user_pages_fast() John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:36   ` Ira Weiny
2019-11-04 18:10     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-11-04 19:20       ` John Hubbard
2019-11-05  9:49         ` Daniel Vetter
2019-11-05 18:16           ` John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 10/19] fs/io_uring: set FOLL_PIN via pin_user_pages() John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:37   ` Ira Weiny
2019-11-01 14:49   ` Jens Axboe
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 11/19] net/xdp: " John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:37   ` Ira Weiny
2019-11-02 11:01   ` Björn Töpel
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 12/19] mm/gup: track FOLL_PIN pages John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 13/19] media/v4l2-core: pin_longterm_pages (FOLL_PIN) and put_user_page() conversion John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:38   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 14/19] vfio, mm: " John Hubbard
2019-10-30 23:05   ` John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 15/19] powerpc: book3s64: convert to pin_longterm_pages() and put_user_page() John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 16/19] mm/gup_benchmark: support pin_user_pages() and related calls John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 17/19] selftests/vm: run_vmtests: invoke gup_benchmark with basic FOLL_PIN coverage John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 18/19] mm/gup: remove support for gup(FOLL_LONGTERM) John Hubbard
2019-10-30 22:49 ` [PATCH 19/19] Documentation/vm: add pin_user_pages.rst John Hubbard
2019-10-31 23:49   ` Ira Weiny
2019-10-31 23:53     ` John Hubbard
2019-11-01  0:48     ` John Hubbard
2019-11-03 19:53   ` John Hubbard

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