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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -V11 1/9] exportfs: Return the minimum required handle size
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    On Fri, 21 May 2010 18:15:16 -0400, "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org> wrote:
    > On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 01:05:30PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
    > > The exportfs encode handle function should return the minimum required
    > > handle size. This helps user to find out the handle size by passing 0
    > > handle size in the first step and then redoing to the call again with
    > > the returned handle size value.
    >
    > The encode_fh() interface is a little confusing. (Not your fault,
    > really, mainly it's the return value (and the special use of 255) that I
    > always find odd.)
    >
    > But maybe it would help to have a little more documention in the
    > export_encode_fh() kerneldoc comment and/or in
    > Documentation/filesystems/nfs/Exporting?
    >


    Will update in the next iteration.

    -aneesh


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