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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] fs: ocfs2: Adding new return type vm_fault_t
On Sat, 2 Jun 2018 11:46:17 +0530 Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 2, 2018 at 5:17 AM, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 May 2018 21:02:58 +0530 Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Use new return type vm_fault_t for fault handler. 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.
> >>
> >> Ref-> commit 1c8f422059ae ("mm: change return type to vm_fault_t")
> >>
> >> vmf_error() is the newly introduce inline function
> >> in 4.18.
> >>
> >> Fix one checkpatch.pl warning by replacing BUG_ON()
> >> with WARN_ON()
> >
> > err, no, I'll revert that part.
> >
> > It could be that if this assertion triggers then filesystem corruption
> > would ensue, in which case a BUG_ON() is the appropriate handling.
> > Such a change should be submitted separately, please.
> >
>
> In few places checkpatch.pl throwing warning to replace BUG_ON()
> with WARN_ON(). Shall we ignore these warning or it will vary across
> patches ?

Such changes are unrelated to the vm_fault_t migration, so please don't
make them in this context.

It is true that we tend to be too eager to use BUG_ON(), but addressing
such things should be done one-at-a-time, as a separate project.

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