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SubjectRE: [RFC v2] nvfs: a filesystem for persistent memory
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From: Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk> On Behalf Of Al Viro
> Sent: 11 January 2021 14:44
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 11:57:08AM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > > > > size = copy_to_iter(to, ptr, size);
> > > > > if (unlikely(!size)) {
> > > > > r = -EFAULT;
> > > > > goto ret_r;
> > > > > }
> > > > >
> > > > > pos += size;
> > > > > total += size;
> > > > > }
> > > >
> > > > David
> > >
> > > I fixed the arguments to
> > > copy_to_iter - other than that, Al's function works.
> >
>
> > Oh - the error return for copy_to_iter() is wrong.
> > It should (probably) return 'total' if it is nonzero.
>
> copy_to_iter() call there has an obvious problem
> (arguments in the wrong order), but return value is handled
> correctly. It does not do a blind return -EFAULT. RTFS...

Ah I was looking at the version I'd cut the tail off...

David

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