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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] updated idetape gcc 4.1 warning fix
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On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 14:11 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2006-05-10 at 11:10 -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
> > I added returns for failures .. I would hope that this doesn't break anything in
> > userspace , but I'll confess that I have no way to determin that for certain .
> >
> > Hows that Alan?
>
> You still need to walk the BHs I think. Also if an error occurs and some
> data is successfully transferred the standards explicitly require you
> return the amount of data successfully transferred if you report an
> error.


So it should try to write something even on an error ? It looks like it
would be really difficult to drop the data off the BHs without actually
doing the write .. The most straight forward way to handle the error
would be write all the data copied ..

Daniel



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