lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite for Android: free password hash cracker in your pocket
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 27 Apr 2018 10:54:53 +0530
From:   Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@...il.com>
To:     Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@...ux.intel.com>,
        Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@...il.com>,
        Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>, Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>,
        Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>,
        Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>,
        kirill.shutemov@...ux.intel.com,
        linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux-MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6] fs: dax: Adding new return type vm_fault_t

> I noticed that we have the following status translation now in 4 places in 2
> files:
>
>         if (err == -ENOMEM)
>                 return VM_FAULT_OOM;
>         if (err < 0 && err != -EBUSY)
>                 return VM_FAULT_SIGBUS;
>         return VM_FAULT_NOPAGE;
>
>
> This happens in vmf_insert_mixed_mkwrite(), vmf_insert_page(),
> vmf_insert_mixed() and vmf_insert_pfn().
>
> I think it'd be a good idea to consolidate this translation into an inline
> helper, in the spirit of dax_fault_return().  This will ensure that if/when we
> start changing this status translation, we won't accidentally miss some of the
> places which would make them get out of sync.  No need to fold this into this
> patch - it should be a separate change.

Sure, I will send this as a separate patch.

Powered by blists - more mailing lists