Re: simplify procfs code for seq_file instances
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Apr 24 2018 - 11:19:36 EST
On Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:23:04 +0200 Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 09:57:50PM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> > > git://git.infradead.org/users/hch/misc.git proc_create
> > I want to ask if it is time to start using poorman function overloading
> > with _b_c_e(). There are millions of allocation functions for example,
> > all slightly difference, and people will add more. Seeing /proc interfaces
> > doubled like this is painful.
> Function overloading is totally unacceptable.
> And I very much disagree with a tradeoff that keeps 5000 lines of
> code vs a few new helpers.
OK, the curiosity and suspense are killing me. What the heck is
"function overloading with _b_c_e()"?