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Date:   Fri, 14 Feb 2020 11:50:46 -0800
From:   Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
To:     linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     linux-mm@...ck.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-btrfs@...r.kernel.org, linux-erofs@...ts.ozlabs.org,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-f2fs-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        cluster-devel@...hat.com, ocfs2-devel@....oracle.com,
        linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 01/13] mm: Fix the return type of
 __do_page_cache_readahead

On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 05:03:36PM -0800, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> From: "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@...radead.org>
> 
> ra_submit() which is a wrapper around __do_page_cache_readahead() already
> returns an unsigned long, and the 'nr_to_read' parameter is an unsigned
> long, so fix __do_page_cache_readahead() to return an unsigned long,
> even though I'm pretty sure we're not going to readahead more than 2^32
> pages ever.

I was going through this and realised it's completely pointless -- the
returned value from ra_submit() and __do_page_cache_readahead() is
eventually ignored through all paths.  So I'm replacing this patch with
one that makes everything return void.

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