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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] mm: Change return type to vm_fault_t
On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2018-05-12 at 11:47 +0530, Souptick Joarder wrote:
>> Use new return type vm_fault_t for fault handler
>> in struct vm_operations_struct. For now, this is
>> just documenting that the function returns a
>> VM_FAULT value rather than an errno. Once all
>> instances are converted, vm_fault_t will become
>> a distinct type.
>
> trivia:
>
>> diff --git a/include/linux/mm_types.h b/include/linux/mm_types.h
> []
>> @@ -627,7 +627,7 @@ struct vm_special_mapping {
>> * If non-NULL, then this is called to resolve page faults
>> * on the special mapping. If used, .pages is not checked.
>> */
>> - int (*fault)(const struct vm_special_mapping *sm,
>> + vm_fault_t (*fault)(const struct vm_special_mapping *sm,
>> struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>> struct vm_fault *vmf);
>
>
> It'd be nicer to realign the 2nd and 3rd arguments
> on the subsequent lines.
>
> vm_fault_t (*fault)(const struct vm_special_mapping *sm,
> struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> struct vm_fault *vmf);
>

Just now posted v3. Do you want me to send v4 again with
realignment ?

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