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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/2] FS: mount_bdev from vfs instead of filesystem specific mount function.
On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 09:47:20PM +0100, Fabian Frederick wrote:
> Currently, a lot of filesystem mounting functions feature in
> file_system_type only to be called from vfs mount_fs and call mount_bdev.
>
> This patch adds fill_super function to that structure and lets vfs
> call mount_bdev when no mount function is declared.

NAK. First of all, quite a few of them are _not_ mount_bdev() users.
What's more, you are trading about 4 lines per filesystem (two of them
being { and }) for a layering violation.

No point whatsoever. fill_super() is no more a method than e.g. get_block().


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