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Date:   Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:29:22 -0500
From:   Jeff Layton <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     linux-fsdevel <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Al Viro <>,
        Linux NFS Mailing List <>,, Theodore Ts'o <>,
        linux-xfs <>,
        linux-btrfs <>,
        linux-integrity <>,
        Trond Myklebust <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] iversion: make inode_cmp_iversion{+raw} return bool
 instead of s64

On Tue, 2018-01-30 at 12:53 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Ack. Should I expect this in a future pull request, or take it directly?
> There's no hurry about this, since none of the existing users of that
> function actually do anything but test the return value against zero,
> and nobody saves it into anything but a "bool" (which has magical
> casting properties and does not lose upper bits).
>               Linus

Do you mind just taking it directly? I don't have anything else queued
up for this cycle.

Jeff Layton <>

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