Re: [PATCH v18 21/22] ext4: Add richacl support

From: Andreas Gruenbacher
Date: Mon Mar 14 2016 - 09:02:43 EST

On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 3:27 PM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> +static inline int
>> +ext4_acl_chmod(struct inode *inode, umode_t mode)
>> +{
>> + if (IS_RICHACL(inode))
>> + return richacl_chmod(inode, inode->i_mode);
>> + return posix_acl_chmod(inode, inode->i_mode);
>> +}
> Thi isn't ext4-specific and potentially duplicated in every caller.
> Please provide this as a common helper.

This can go in neither fs.h nor posix_acl.h nor richacl.h unless we
turn it into a macro, and I don't think we want to add a new header
file for such extreme trivia.

> Also while we're at it, the mode argument is ignore and the function
> always uses inode->i_mode instead.

Right, thanks.