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From: Lucas De Marchi <lucas.de.marchi@gmail.com>
To: Topi Miettinen <toiwoton@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-modules <linux-modules@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] libkmod-module: convert return value from system() to errno
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 18:54:53 -0800
Message-ID: <CAKi4VAK3pGJt8qA6CVrkwJOa5JLGtc63hWM0UZngp_qJb40jcw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f8c64aed-b4a1-e43f-ed4b-f99236932477@gmail.com>

On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 9:07 AM Topi Miettinen <toiwoton@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Don't use exit status of a command directly as errno code, callers
> will be confused.
>
> Signed-off-by: Topi Miettinen <toiwoton@gmail.com>
> ---
>   libkmod/libkmod-module.c | 8 +++++---
>   1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/libkmod/libkmod-module.c b/libkmod/libkmod-module.c
> index 8044a8f..6031d80 100644
> --- a/libkmod/libkmod-module.c
> +++ b/libkmod/libkmod-module.c
> @@ -983,11 +983,13 @@ static int command_do(struct kmod_module *mod,
> const char *type,
>          if (err == -1 || WEXITSTATUS(err)) {
>                  ERR(mod->ctx, "Error running %s command for %s\n",
>                                                                  type,
> modname);
> -               if (err != -1)
> -                       err = -WEXITSTATUS(err);

I don't think we actually care about differentiating them. So just a plain
return -EINVAL;  here would suffice, makes sense?

Lucas De Marchi

> +               if (err != -1) /* nonzero exit status: something bad
> happened */
> +                       return -EINVAL;
> +               else /* child process could not be created */
> +                       return -errno;
>          }
>
> -       return err;
> +       return 0;
>   }
>
>   struct probe_insert_cb {
> --
> 2.24.0



-- 
Lucas De Marchi

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-23 17:06 Topi Miettinen
2019-12-24  2:54 ` Lucas De Marchi [this message]
2019-12-24  9:54   ` Topi Miettinen
2019-12-28 22:59     ` Lucas De Marchi
2019-12-29 11:04       ` Topi Miettinen

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