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From: Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@gmail.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net>, David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	LSM List <linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org>,
	NetFilter <netfilter-devel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: clean up kernel_{read,write} & friends v2
Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 20:57:06 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+icZUWO7UY3vquZsTq=8fQsLHWUtdzCh4HMq5uH+qetSP7CMg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wj3iGQqjpvc+gf6+C29Jo4COj6OQQFzdY0h5qvYKTdCow@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 8:53 PM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 10:40 PM Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
> >
> > this series fixes a few issues and cleans up the helpers that read from
> > or write to kernel space buffers, and ensures that we don't change the
> > address limit if we are using the ->read_iter and ->write_iter methods
> > that don't need the changed address limit.
>
> Apart from the "please don't mix irrelevant whitespace changes with
> other changes" comment, this looks fine to me.
>
> And a rant related to that change: I'm really inclined to remove the
> checkpatch check for 80 columns entirely, but it shouldn't have been
> triggering for old lines even now.
>
> Or maybe make it check for something more reasonable, like 100 characters.
>
> I find it ironic and annoying how "checkpatch" warns about that silly
> legacy limit, when checkpatch itself then on the very next few lines
> has a line that is 124 columns wide
>
> And yes, that 124 character line has a good reason for it. But that's
> kind of the point. There are lots of perfectly fine reasons for longer
> lines.
>
> I'd much rather check for "no deep indentation" or "no unnecessarily
> complex conditionals" or other issues that are more likely to be
> _real_ problems.  But do we really have 80x25 terminals any more that
> we'd care about?
>

Please kill that 80-columns-checkpatch-rule for more human-readability of code.

- Sedat -

  reply index

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-28  5:40 Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 01/14] cachefiles: switch to kernel_write Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 02/14] autofs: " Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 03/14] bpfilter: " Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 04/14] fs: unexport __kernel_write Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 05/14] fs: check FMODE_WRITE in __kernel_write Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 06/14] fs: remove the call_{read,write}_iter functions Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28 18:56   ` Al Viro
2020-05-29  5:51     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 07/14] fs: implement kernel_write using __kernel_write Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 08/14] fs: remove __vfs_write Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 09/14] fs: don't change the address limit for ->write_iter in __kernel_write Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28 18:43   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-05-29 12:32     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-31 23:59       ` Logan Gunthorpe
2020-05-28 19:00   ` Al Viro
2020-05-29  5:57     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-29 13:37       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 10/14] fs: add a __kernel_read helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 11/14] integrity/ima: switch to using __kernel_read Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 12/14] fs: implement kernel_read " Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 13/14] fs: remove __vfs_read Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  5:40 ` [PATCH 14/14] fs: don't change the address limit for ->read_iter in __kernel_read Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28 19:03   ` Al Viro
2020-05-28 18:51 ` clean up kernel_{read,write} & friends v2 Linus Torvalds
2020-05-28 18:57   ` Sedat Dilek [this message]
2020-05-28 19:22   ` Joe Perches
2020-05-28 19:33     ` Al Viro
2020-05-28 19:44       ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-05-28 20:06         ` Al Viro
2020-05-28 20:14           ` Deucher, Alexander
2020-05-28 20:18         ` Joe Perches
2020-05-28 20:29       ` Dave Airlie
2020-05-28 21:03     ` Joe Perches
2020-05-28 20:17 ` David Howells
2020-05-28 21:20   ` Casey Schaufler
2020-05-29 13:08     ` David Laight
2020-05-29 19:19       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-05-29 22:02         ` Casey Schaufler
2020-05-29 23:12         ` [PATCH] checkpatch/coding-style: Allow 100 column lines Joe Perches
2020-05-30 22:14           ` Andreas Dilger
2020-05-30 23:15             ` Joe Perches
2020-06-05  6:36         ` clean up kernel_{read,write} & friends v2 Philippe Mathieu-Daudé
2020-06-05 15:00           ` Nicolas Pitre
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-05-13  6:56 Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-20 15:59 ` Christoph Hellwig

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