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Date:   Thu, 4 Jul 2019 13:04:49 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Wu Hao <>
Cc:     Moritz Fischer <>,,,,
        Zhang Yi Z <>,
        Xu Yilun <>, Alan Tull <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/15] fpga: dfl: fme: add

On Thu, Jul 04, 2019 at 04:58:55PM +0800, Wu Hao wrote:
> > > Hope things could be more clear now. :)
> > 
> > That's nice for the vfio stuff, but you are just a "normal" driver here.
> > You want an ioctl that just does one thing, no arguments, no flags, no
> > anything.  No need for a size argument then at all.  These ioctls don't
> > even need a structure for them!
> > 
> > Don't try to be fancy, it's not needed, it's not like you are running
> > out of ioctl space...
> Thanks a lot for the comments and suggestions.
> That's true, it's a "normal" driver, maybe I overly considered the
> extensibility of it. OK, Let me rework this patch to remove argsz from
> these two ioctls.
> What about the existing ioctls for this driver, they have argsz too.
> shall I prepare another patch to remove them as well?

I am hoping you actually have users for those ioctls in userspace today?
If not, and no one is using them, then yes, please fix those too.


greg k-h

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