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Date:	Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:11:58 -0400
From:	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc:	Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk>, Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.cz>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Jeff Layton <jlayton@...chiereds.net>,
	"J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@...ldses.org>,
	linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/7] fs: Convert show_fdinfo functions to void

On Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:08:25 -0700
Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> wrote:

> seq_printf functions shouldn't really check the return value.
> Checking seq_is_full occasionally is used instead.
> 
> Update vfs documentation.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>


>  
> -#ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
> -static int eventfd_show_fdinfo(struct seq_file *m, struct file *f)
> +static void eventfd_show_fdinfo(struct seq_file *m, struct file *f)
>  {
> +#ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
>  	struct eventfd_ctx *ctx = f->private_data;
> -	int ret;
>  
>  	spin_lock_irq(&ctx->wqh.lock);
> -	ret = seq_printf(m, "eventfd-count: %16llx\n",
> -			 (unsigned long long)ctx->count);
> +	seq_printf(m, "eventfd-count: %16llx\n",
> +		   (unsigned long long)ctx->count);
>  	spin_unlock_irq(&ctx->wqh.lock);
> -
> -	return ret;
> -}
>  #endif
> +}
>  
>  static const struct file_operations eventfd_fops = {
> -#ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
>  	.show_fdinfo	= eventfd_show_fdinfo,
> -#endif

I wouldn't change logic on this. There's no reason to call this
function if it isn't doing anything.

I'll change this to just do the update and not change logic like this.

-- Steve

>  	.release	= eventfd_release,
>  	.poll		= eventfd_poll,
>  	.read		= eventfd_read,



> diff --git a/fs/proc/fd.c b/fs/proc/fd.c
> index e11d7c5..4c3c253 100644
> --- a/fs/proc/fd.c
> +++ b/fs/proc/fd.c
> @@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ static int seq_show(struct seq_file *m, void *v)
>  			   (long long)file->f_pos, f_flags,
>  			   real_mount(file->f_path.mnt)->mnt_id);
>  		if (file->f_op->show_fdinfo)
> -			ret = file->f_op->show_fdinfo(m, file);
> +			file->f_op->show_fdinfo(m, file);
>  		fput(file);
>  	}
>  
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