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SubjectRe: [07/36] Use page_cache_xxx in mm/filemap_xip.c
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 09:49:38PM +0200, J??rn Engel wrote:
>>On Tue, 28 August 2007 12:05:58 -0700, wrote:
>>>- index = *ppos >> PAGE_CACHE_SHIFT;
>>>- offset = *ppos & ~PAGE_CACHE_MASK;
>>>+ index = page_cache_index(mapping, *ppos);
>>>+ offset = page_cache_offset(mapping, *ppos);
>>Part of me feels inclined to marge this patch now because it makes the
>>code more readable, even if page_cache_index() is implemented as
>>#define page_cache_index(mapping, pos) ((pos) >> PAGE_CACHE_SHIFT)
>>I know there is little use in yet another global search'n'replace
>>wankfest and Andrew might wash my mouth just for mentioning it. Still,
>>hard to dislike this part of your patch.
> Yes, I I suggested that before. Andrew seems to somehow hate this
> patchset, but even if we don;'t get it in the lowercase macros are much
> much better then the current PAGE_CACHE_* confusion.

I don't mind the change either. The open coded macros are very
recognisable, but it isn't hard to have a typo and get one
slightly wrong.

If it goes upstream now it wouldn't have the mapping argument
though, would it? Or the need to replace PAGE_CACHE_SIZE I guess.

SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.
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