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From: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com>
To: "Jérémy Lefaure" <jeremy.lefaure@lse.epita.fr>
Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	linux-cachefs@redhat.com,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] FS-Cache: print hexadecimal value for special cookies type
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:04:05 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHp75VcB-Wpjz9JEh1iJBGuVX-sc=KLp_CQqbX8JyxFAVqga+A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170425173700.124ee74d@blatinox-laptop.localdomain>

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 12:37 AM, Jérémy Lefaure
<jeremy.lefaure@lse.epita.fr> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:47:41 +0300
> Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok I get it. But changing the format can break the userland tool
> anyway, can't it ? For example if a userland tool expects the value 75,
> it won't read it properpy in BCD.

Maybe.

>> So, if it's okay in this, perhaps paragraph explaining side effects in
>> commit message would be good to have/
>>
> Maybe the best fix would be to increase the size of the _type buffer to
> 4 so the unsigned byte can fit in it. And change the documentation to
> decimal value. What do you think about this solution ?

Yes, it would work.

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

  reply	other threads:[~2017-04-25 22:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-19 20:38 Jérémy Lefaure
2017-04-21 19:41 ` Andy Shevchenko
2017-04-21 23:09   ` Jérémy Lefaure
2017-04-24 21:47     ` Andy Shevchenko
2017-04-25 21:37       ` Jérémy Lefaure
2017-04-25 22:04         ` Andy Shevchenko [this message]
2017-04-27  0:31 ` [PATCH v2] FS-Cache: fix buffer size for decimal value of special cookie type Jérémy Lefaure
2017-04-27 15:03 ` [PATCH] FS-Cache: print hexadecimal value for special cookies type David Howells
2017-04-27 15:11   ` Jérémy Lefaure
2017-04-27 15:41   ` David Howells
2017-05-28  0:31   ` Jérémy Lefaure

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