Re: [PATCH 1/7] Add a new flags-accepting interface for anonymous inodes

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Oct 15 2019 - 04:08:04 EST

On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 12:15:56PM -0700, Daniel Colascione wrote:
> Add functions forwarding from the old names to the new ones so we
> don't need to change any callers.

Independent of the usefulness of the interface (I'll let other comment,
but you defintively want to talk to Al Viro), adding a second interface
for only 17 callers total is a bad idea. Just switch the existing
interface to pass flags.