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Date:   Mon, 20 Jun 2022 11:40:16 +0200
From:   Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:     Ritesh Harjani <ritesh.list@...il.com>
Cc:     linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>,
        Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [RFC 2/3] fs/buffer: Drop useless return value of submit_bh

On Mon 20-06-22 11:28:41, Ritesh Harjani wrote:
> submit_bh always returns 0. This patch drops the useless return value of
> submit_bh from __sync_dirty_buffer(). Once all of submit_bh callers are
> cleaned up, we can make it's return type as void.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ritesh Harjani <ritesh.list@...il.com>

Looks good. Feel free to add:

Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>

								Honza

> ---
>  fs/buffer.c | 10 ++++------
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/buffer.c b/fs/buffer.c
> index 898c7f301b1b..313283af15b6 100644
> --- a/fs/buffer.c
> +++ b/fs/buffer.c
> @@ -3121,8 +3121,6 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(write_dirty_buffer);
>   */
>  int __sync_dirty_buffer(struct buffer_head *bh, int op_flags)
>  {
> -	int ret = 0;
> -
>  	WARN_ON(atomic_read(&bh->b_count) < 1);
>  	lock_buffer(bh);
>  	if (test_clear_buffer_dirty(bh)) {
> @@ -3137,14 +3135,14 @@ int __sync_dirty_buffer(struct buffer_head *bh, int op_flags)
>  
>  		get_bh(bh);
>  		bh->b_end_io = end_buffer_write_sync;
> -		ret = submit_bh(REQ_OP_WRITE, op_flags, bh);
> +		submit_bh(REQ_OP_WRITE, op_flags, bh);
>  		wait_on_buffer(bh);
> -		if (!ret && !buffer_uptodate(bh))
> -			ret = -EIO;
> +		if (!buffer_uptodate(bh))
> +			return -EIO;
>  	} else {
>  		unlock_buffer(bh);
>  	}
> -	return ret;
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(__sync_dirty_buffer);
>  
> -- 
> 2.35.3
> 
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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