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Date:	Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:34:57 +0300
From:	Dmitry Kasatkin <>
To:	Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:	Jeff Layton <>,,,
	"J. Bruce Fields" <>,
	"" <>,
	linux-security-module <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 02/17] security: make security_file_set_fowner,
 f_setown and __f_setown void return

On 7 October 2014 20:17, Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 08:11:42PM +0300, Dmitry Kasatkin wrote:
>> If file_set_fowner op is now type of "void", how you can actually
>> return the value?
>> I think compiler must give error. How could you compile it?
> Returning void values is a GNU extension.  I've seen it in a few
> places in the kernel.  Although in general I'd prefer it we'd remove
> it (and have the compiler warn about it).

Cool. There were patches around to use LLVM as well.
Will it work there?

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