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SubjectRe: [RFCv5 3/9] mm: cma: Added SysFS support
> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 07:31:30AM +0200, Micha?? Nazarewicz wrote:
>> Thanks for reviewing the sysfs part. Actually, I was never really sure
>> if I shouldn't rather put this code to debugfs and you got me convinced
>> that I should. Sysfs somehow looked more appealing from kernel's API
>> point of view -- things seem to be more organised in sysfs than in
>> debugfs. It seems I'll have to port it to debugfs after all

On Tue, 07 Sep 2010 08:08:18 +0200, Greg KH <> wrote:
> Yes, debugfs looks like a much better place for this.

I'll fix that in v6 then.

>>>> +static ssize_t cma_sysfs_region_name_show(struct cma_region *reg, char *page)
>>>> +{
>>>> + return reg->name ? snprintf(page, PAGE_SIZE, "%s\n", reg->name) : 0;
>>>> +}

>>> Is a name field ever really going to be bigger than a page?

>> For numeric values you are right that snprintf() is a bit paranoid,
>> still I see no good reason why not to use it.

> Same goes for no good reason to use it :)

I somehow prefer to always use "safe" versions of the string manipulation
functions -- it's better to use it everywhere then to forget it in one
place. Call to sprintf() is translated to vsnprintf() anyway so there's
no performance gain.

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| Humble Liege of Serenely Enlightened Majesty of o' \,=./ `o
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