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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/30] IGET: Stop BEFS from using iget() and read_inode()
Zach Brown <> wrote:

> /* haha, continuing the fine tradition of terrible names in this api.. */
> static inline void *PTR_PTR(void *err_ptr) {
> BUG_ON(!IS_ERR(err_ptr) || !err_ptr);
> return err_ptr;
> }

How about ERR_CAST() instead? Or maybe CAST_ERR()?

struct dentry *blah(...)
struct inode *inode;

inode = thing(...);
if (IS_ERR(inode))
return ERR_CAST(inode);

Where ERR_CAST is defined as:

static inline void *ERR_CAST(const void *error)
return (void *) x;

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