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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: yan yan <clouds.yan@gmail.com>
Cc: Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] proc: return -ENOMEM when inode allocation failed
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2012 15:41:43 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20120904154143.f6bcbdb4.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAH+=+MG=9189mS7+Cb85-PV51EX1Df-zGmZ3u4YtSsEfmphYUQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, 4 Sep 2012 17:22:15 +0800
yan yan <clouds.yan@gmail.com> wrote:

> 2012/9/4 Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>:
> > On 09/03/2012 10:14 PM, yan wrote:
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: yan <clouds.yan@gmail.com>
> >
> >
> > Please provide a changelog to explain why we need this patch.
> 
> I think the title is self explained.

Given this review feedback, the title alone was obviously insufficient!

I provided the following changelog text:

: If proc_get_inode() returns NULL then presumably it encountered memory
: exhaustion.  proc_lookup_de() should return -ENOMEM in this case, not
: -EINVAL.



  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-04 22:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-09-03 14:14 [PATCH 0/3] Trivial code clean for procfs yan
2012-09-03 14:14 ` [PATCH 1/3] proc: return -ENOMEM when inode allocation failed yan
2012-09-04  0:38   ` Ryan Mallon
2012-09-04  3:02   ` Cong Wang
2012-09-04  9:22     ` yan yan
2012-09-04 22:41       ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2012-09-05  7:15       ` Cong Wang
2012-09-05  7:57         ` yan yan
2012-09-03 14:14 ` [PATCH 2/3] proc : no need to initialize proc_inode->fd in proc_get_inode yan
2012-09-04 22:49   ` Andrew Morton
2012-09-03 14:14 ` [PATCH 3/3] proc: use kzalloc instead of kmalloc and memset yan
2012-09-04  0:44   ` Ryan Mallon
2012-09-04  9:10     ` yan yan

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