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Subject[PATCH 2/5] DebugFS : coding style fixes
Minor coding style fixes along the way : 80 cols and a white space.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>


* Greg KH (greg@kroah.com) wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 01:18:38PM -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> >
> > I just had to add inotify support to my LTTng consumer so I could inform it
> > of the presence of new CPUs (for CPU hotplug). I noticed that no
> > notification event was being sent when a debugfs file is created from within
> > the kernel through debugfs_create. There are probably other notifications
> > missing, but here is the patch adding the one I care about. Should it be added
> > in libfs or in debugfs ?
>
> So does this fix the inotify issue?
>
> > A second problem I noticed is when a caller calls debugfs_create_file more than
> > once : the result is that the debugfs_remove will fail. I guess the second call
> > to debugfs_create_file increments the reference counts (there is not fix for
> > this issue in my patch).
> >
> > Third problem : a failing call to debugfs_remove keeps the filesystem pinned.
> > (fixed by calling simple_release_fs in the error path).
> >
> > The third problem : When a process is in a directory, the call to simple_rmdir
> > will fail. Debugfs does not use its return value. I noticed that calling
> > simple_unlink on a directory when simple_rmdir fails removes the directory that
> > would otherwise be left there. I am not sure if this approach is correct
> > through.
> >
> > This patch is against Linux 2.6.18.
>
> Care to split this into 4 different patches (you seem to have 4 issues
> here), so that it's easier to see them, and it will follow the
> 1-patch-per-issue rule?
>
> thanks,
>
> greg k-h
>
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--- a/fs/debugfs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/debugfs/inode.c
@@ -54,7 +54,8 @@
inode->i_op = &simple_dir_inode_operations;
inode->i_fop = &simple_dir_operations;

- /* directory inodes start off with i_nlink == 2 (for "." entry) */
+ /* directory inodes start off with i_nlink == 2
+ * (for "." entry) */
inode->i_nlink++;
break;
}
@@ -135,7 +136,7 @@
* block. A pointer to that is in the struct vfsmount that we
* have around.
*/
- if (!parent ) {
+ if (!parent) {
if (debugfs_mount && debugfs_mount->mnt_sb) {
parent = debugfs_mount->mnt_sb->s_root;
}
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