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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
Cc: Deepa Dinamani <deepa.kernel@gmail.com>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
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	Bob Copeland <me@bobcopeland.com>,
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	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/21] fs: Replace CURRENT_TIME_SEC with current_fs_time()
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2016 12:15:03 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+55aFzomEx82xuREb23K12g7XqDAZgrwYHWhOpgQVp1hk3oQw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160609073507.GA2790@quack2.suse.cz>

On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 12:35 AM, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> wrote:
>
> You create line longer than 80 characters for affs and reiserfs. Please
> wrap those lines properly.

No, please do *NOT* do things like that.

These kind of mechanical patches should

 (a) be as mechanical as possible (and see elsewhere about why I think
'sb' should be 'inode' and the patch should have been 95% automated
with a trivial script thanks to that change)

 (b) be made as easy to verify visually as possible.

That (b) means that a conversion should *not* add whitespace fixups or
add other non-mechanical cleanups, because it's a *lot* easier to see
that a conversion like

-       inode->i_mtime = inode->i_ctime = CURRENT_TIME_SEC;
+       inode->i_mtime = inode->i_ctime = current_fs_time(inode);

makes no other changes, but if you start doing line-splitting or other
transformations (add new variables etc to get at 'sb'), suddenly you
have to verify the patch at a completely different level.

In other words, it's actually really important to make these kinds of
bulk changes be very very obvious. Including to the point of making
them visually easier to scan as a patch by not making any other
changes.

              Linus

  reply index

Thread overview: 54+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-09  5:04 [PATCH 00/21] Delete CURRENT_TIME and CURRENT_TIME_SEC macros Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 01/21] fs: Replace CURRENT_TIME_SEC with current_fs_time() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  7:35   ` Jan Kara
2016-06-09 19:15     ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2016-06-09 20:41       ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09 12:31   ` Bob Copeland
2016-06-10 22:21   ` Arnd Bergmann
2016-06-11  5:03     ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-11 20:55       ` Arnd Bergmann
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 02/21] fs: ext4: Use current_fs_time() for inode timestamps Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09 18:45   ` Linus Torvalds
2016-06-09 18:55     ` Linus Torvalds
2016-06-10 22:19     ` [Y2038] " Arnd Bergmann
2016-06-14 17:55       ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-14 20:59         ` Arnd Bergmann
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 03/21] fs: ubifs: " Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 05/21] fs: jfs: Replace CURRENT_TIME_SEC by current_fs_time() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 06/21] fs: udf: Replace CURRENT_TIME with current_fs_time() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  7:41   ` Jan Kara
2016-06-10  0:53     ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 07/21] fs: cifs: Replace CURRENT_TIME by current_fs_time() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 08/21] fs: cifs: Replace CURRENT_TIME with ktime_get_real_ts() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 09/21] fs: cifs: Replace CURRENT_TIME by get_seconds Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 10/21] fs: f2fs: Use ktime_get_real_seconds for sit_info times Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 11/21] drivers: staging: lustre: Replace CURRENT_TIME with current_fs_time() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-11  0:36   ` [lustre-devel] " James Simmons
2016-06-11  1:53     ` Andreas Dilger
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 12/21] block: rbd: Replace non inode " Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 13/21] fs: ocfs2: Use time64_t to represent orphan scan times Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 14/21] fs: ocfs2: Replace CURRENT_TIME with ktime_get_real_seconds() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:04 ` [PATCH 15/21] time: Add time64_to_tm() Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-14 21:18   ` John Stultz
2016-06-15 17:44     ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-17 20:52       ` John Stultz
2016-06-17 20:59         ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-17 21:06           ` Arnd Bergmann
2016-06-09  5:05 ` [PATCH 16/21] fnic: Use time64_t to represent trace timestamps Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:05 ` [PATCH 17/21] audit: Use timespec64 to represent audit timestamps Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09 14:31   ` Steve Grubb
2016-06-09 23:59     ` Richard Guy Briggs
2016-06-10  0:19       ` Steve Grubb
2016-06-10  1:44         ` Richard Guy Briggs
2016-06-15 21:23       ` Paul Moore
2016-06-10  0:45     ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:05 ` [PATCH 18/21] fs: nfs: Make nfs boot time y2038 safe Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09 19:23   ` Trond Myklebust
2016-06-09 21:10     ` Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-10 13:12       ` Anna Schumaker
2016-06-10 14:02         ` Trond Myklebust
2016-06-09  5:05 ` [PATCH 19/21] libceph: Remove CURRENT_TIME references Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:05 ` [PATCH 20/21] libceph: Replace CURRENT_TIME with ktime_get_real_ts Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-09  5:05 ` [PATCH 21/21] time: Delete CURRENT_TIME_SEC and CURRENT_TIME macro Deepa Dinamani
2016-06-14 21:20   ` John Stultz
2016-06-09  7:51 ` [PATCH 00/21] Delete CURRENT_TIME and CURRENT_TIME_SEC macros Felipe Balbi

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