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Date:   Thu, 12 Jul 2018 04:23:33 -0700
From:   Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
To:     Dominique Martinet <asmadeus@...ewreck.org>
Cc:     v9fs-developer@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        Latchesar Ionkov <lucho@...kov.net>,
        Eric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@...il.com>,
        Ron Minnich <rminnich@...dia.gov>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/6] 9p: Replace the fidlist with an IDR

On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 01:17:26PM +0200, Dominique Martinet wrote:
> Matthew Wilcox wrote on Wed, Jul 11, 2018:
> > diff --git a/net/9p/client.c b/net/9p/client.c
> > index 389a2904b7b3..b89c7298267c 100644
> > --- a/net/9p/client.c
> > +++ b/net/9p/client.c
> >  	memset(&fid->qid, 0, sizeof(struct p9_qid));
> 
> Ah, I had missed that you didn't update this memset as you said in reply
> to comment on v1.

Rather than update the memset, I ... 

> Could you resend just this patch and either initialize fid->fid or use
> kzalloc for the fid allocation?
> 
> > +	fid->fid = 0;

Did that instead ;-)

If I were going to initialise the entire structure to 0, I'd replace
the kmalloc with kzalloc and drop the memset altogether.

> If you do resend, alignment here was wrong.

I think this warning from checkpatch is complete bullshit.  It's
really none of checkpatch's business how I choose to align function
arguments.

That said, if you want it to be aligned some particular way, feel free
to adjust the whitespace.  I don't care.

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