Re: [PATCH] ipc: Remove uses of return value of seq_printf/seq_puts

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Feb 17 2015 - 18:02:50 EST

On Tue, 2015-02-17 at 14:52 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:44:48 -0800 Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > These functions are soon going to return void
> That's news to me.

> > so remove the
> > return value uses.
> >
> > Convert the return value to test seq_has_overflowed() instead.
> Why not make seq_printf() return seq_has_overflowed()?

Unnecessary overhead.

> I'm sure it's all very sensible, but the changelogging is poor. Perhaps
> doing all this in a coherent patch series would be a better way.

The changes span too many subsystems.

These could just return 0 for the most part.

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