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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 07/16] debugfs: Add signed versions of debugfs_create_u32/64 helpers
On Fri, Mar 18, 2022 at 03:39:40PM +0000, Cristian Marussi wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2022 at 02:21:32PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 27, 2022 at 08:55:59PM +0000, Cristian Marussi wrote:
> > > Add a few helpers to deal with signed values integers; built on existing
> > > debugfs internal helpers as the existing unsigned functions already do.
> > >
> > > Make the simple_attr_write() internal helper detect the sign of the
> > > requested set operation from the related format string: this is needed
> > > to be able to properly parse negatively signed input strings.
> > >
> > > Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> > > Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>
> > > Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
> > > Signed-off-by: Cristian Marussi <cristian.marussi@arm.com>
> > > ---
>
> Hi Greg,
>
> thanks for the feedback.
>
> > > Note that in the rest of the series I do NOT need the s64 WRITE/SET
> > > operations, that required the more invasive simple_attr_write() change,
> > > but it seemed odd to implement a get only debug_create_s32/64 API.
> >
> > Let's wait to add them when we have a need for them with a in-kernel
> > user. Otherwise I'll just end up removing them eventually when I sweep
> > for "is this used" cleanups.
> >
>
> Ok, so just to double check what I understood(or not), I'll leave out the
> setters ops and implement instead the debufs_create_s32/s64 with only RO
> fops support, right ?

Only create what you actually need.

thanks,

greg k-h

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