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Date:	Tue, 25 Jul 2006 14:32:30 +1000
From:	Greg Banks <gnb@...bourne.sgi.com>
To:	Neil Brown <neilb@...e.de>
Cc:	Josef Sipek <jsipek@....cs.sunysb.edu>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>,
	Linux NFS Mailing List <nfs@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [NFS] [PATCH 002 of 9] knfsd: knfsd: Remove an unused variable
	from e_show().

On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 14:20, Neil Brown wrote:
> On Tuesday July 25, jsipek@....cs.sunysb.edu wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 11:54:32AM +1000, NeilBrown wrote:
> > ...
> 
> Probably.  We just need a pointer value that is definitely not a
> pointer to a valid cache_head object, and is not NULL.
> (void*)1 seems a reasonable choice, but maybe #defineing something
> would help.
> 
> Patches welcome.

This trivial patch compiles.
--

knfsd: Use SEQ_START_TOKEN instead of hardcoded magic (void*)1.

Signed-off-by: Greg Banks <gnb@...bourne.sgi.com>
---

 fs/nfsd/export.c |    6 +++---
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Index: linux/fs/nfsd/export.c
===================================================================
--- linux.orig/fs/nfsd/export.c	2006-07-25 14:28:03.000000000 +1000
+++ linux/fs/nfsd/export.c	2006-07-25 14:29:14.526574385 +1000
@@ -1086,7 +1086,7 @@ static void *e_start(struct seq_file *m,
 	exp_readlock();
 	read_lock(&svc_export_cache.hash_lock);
 	if (!n--)
-		return (void*)1;
+		return SEQ_START_TOKEN;
 	hash = n >> 32;
 	export = n & ((1LL<<32) - 1);
 
@@ -1110,7 +1110,7 @@ static void *e_next(struct seq_file *m, 
 	struct cache_head *ch = p;
 	int hash = (*pos >> 32);
 
-	if (p == (void*)1)
+	if (p == SEQ_START_TOKEN)
 		hash = 0;
 	else if (ch->next == NULL) {
 		hash++;
@@ -1180,7 +1180,7 @@ static int e_show(struct seq_file *m, vo
 	struct svc_export *exp = container_of(cp, struct svc_export, h);
 	svc_client *clp;
 
-	if (p == (void*)1) {
+	if (p == SEQ_START_TOKEN) {
 		seq_puts(m, "# Version 1.1\n");
 		seq_puts(m, "# Path Client(Flags) # IPs\n");
 		return 0;



Greg.
-- 
Greg Banks, R&D Software Engineer, SGI Australian Software Group.
I don't speak for SGI.


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