[lkml]   [2008]   [Jun]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: AZFS file system proposal
    I have updated my patch and will post it here in a few minutes.
    Thank you very much Dmitri, all your comments are useful.

    > > +static unsigned long
    > > +azfs_recherche(struct inode *inode, enum azfs_direction direction,
    > At the risk of being damned by the entire francophone world, I'd still
    > suggest using an English keyword for the function name here.


    > > +static struct inode*
    > > +azfs_new_inode(struct super_block *, struct inode *, int, dev_t);
    > Would it not be better to place this function prototype along with the
    > bunch of macro definitions you have above into a private header?

    I have a pretty few such definitions and would like to avoid adding to kernel an unnecessary .h file with just a couple of lines.

    > > + if (rc == 0)
    > Maybe "if (!rc)" ?

    Not critical, but fixed.

    > > + void *ziel;
    > void *target?


    > > + void *quell;
    > void *source?


    > > + struct azfs_block *block, *ding, *knoten, *west, *east;
    > The risk of me getting damned increases with that, but maybe it would be
    > better to use an English keyword for "knoten"?


    > > + struct azfs_super *super, *SUPER;
    > I think that yelling in deep desperation like that is not quite in
    > agreement with the kernel coding style.


    > An unprecedented lack of comments in this driver can hardly boost the
    > reader's attention. Besides, I personally think that a kind of a design
    > document could be extremely useful - basically, explain the purpose of
    > the filesystem, the basic idead behind it, etc.

    I have added Documentation/filesystems/azfs.txt file with a short description of what AZFS is.

    Mit freundlichen Grüßen / met vriendelijke groeten / avec regards

    Maxim V. Shchetynin
    Linux Kernel Entwicklung
    IBM Deutschland Entwicklung GmbH
    Linux für Cell, Abteilung 3250
    Schönaicher Straße 220
    71032 Böblingen

    Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats: Johann Weihen
    Geschäftsführung: Herbert Kircher
    Sitz der Gesellschaft: Böblingen
    Registriergericht: Amtsgericht Stuttgart, HRB 243294

    Fahr nur so schnell wie dein Schutzengel fliegen kann!
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2008-06-18 16:03    [W:0.024 / U:3.340 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site