Re: [PATCH 02/16] vfs: check kiocb->ki_flags instead filp->fl_flags
From: Al Viro
Date: Sat Apr 04 2015 - 17:36:33 EST
On Sat, Apr 04, 2015 at 11:13:11PM +0400, Dmitry Monakhov wrote:
> generic_write_checks now accept kiocb as an argument
> Unfortunetly it is impossible to get rid of old interface because some crappy
> do not support write_iter interface so leave __generic_write_checks as backward
> compatibility helper.
Check the current vfs.git#for-next (there's even some generic_write_checks()
work in it). The same goes for the rest of the series. Please, rebase it.
What's more, generic_write_checks() should take iov_iter *, not the address
of something its ->count had been copied into. Note that all callers of that
thing end up doing iov_iter_truncate() pretty soon afterwards. I hadn't
pushed that one out yet (there is some weirdness in ocfs2 which might be
a bug; I want to sort that out first), but that's where it's going.
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