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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: 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 11:51:21 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHk-=wj3iGQqjpvc+gf6+C29Jo4COj6OQQFzdY0h5qvYKTdCow@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200528054043.621510-1-hch@lst.de>

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?

               Linus

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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 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2020-05-28 18:57   ` clean up kernel_{read,write} & friends v2 Sedat Dilek
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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