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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/30] IGET: Stop BEFS from using iget() and read_inode()
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Zach Brown <zab@zabbo.net> 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;
}
David
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