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Date:   Mon, 12 Dec 2022 08:22:26 -0500
From:   Brian Foster <>
To:     Al Viro <>
Cc:     Nhat Pham <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/4] cachestat: implement cachestat syscall

On Sat, Dec 10, 2022 at 11:51:32PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 05, 2022 at 09:51:39AM -0800, Nhat Pham wrote:
> > +	if (!access_ok(cstat, sizeof(struct cachestat)))
> > +		return -EFAULT;
> What for?  You are using copy_to_user() later, right?
> > +	f = fdget(fd);
> > +	if (f.file) {
> It would be easier to read if you inverted the condition here.

Seconded.. I mentioned the same the last time I looked at this. On
looking again, perhaps it might even make sense to create a
filemap_cachestat() to split up the syscall bits from the associated map
walking bits..? That subsequently raises the question of whether a new
.c file is really necessary..


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