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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 01/17] mm: drop "wait" parameter from write_one_page
On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 08:05:58AM -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> The callers all set it to 1. Also, make it clear that this function will
> not set any sort of AS_* error, and that the caller must do so if
> necessary. No existing caller uses this on normal files, so none of them
> need it.

So ... anyone who doesn't check the error code loses an error indication.

> +++ b/fs/jfs/jfs_metapage.c
> @@ -711,7 +711,7 @@ void force_metapage(struct metapage *mp)
> get_page(page);
> lock_page(page);
> set_page_dirty(page);
> - write_one_page(page, 1);
> + write_one_page(page);
> clear_bit(META_forcewrite, &mp->flag);
> put_page(page);
> }
> @@ -756,7 +756,7 @@ void release_metapage(struct metapage * mp)
> set_page_dirty(page);
> if (test_bit(META_sync, &mp->flag)) {
> clear_bit(META_sync, &mp->flag);
> - write_one_page(page, 1);
> + write_one_page(page);
> lock_page(page); /* write_one_page unlocks the page */
> }
> } else if (mp->lsn) /* discard_metapage doesn't remove it */

This looks quite bad. If my reading is right, these pages are part of
the journal. I think somebody who knows JFS needs to figure out what
should happen here ...

> diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> index 00a8fa7e366a..f25b76486645 100644
> --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> @@ -2187,7 +2187,7 @@ extern void filemap_map_pages(struct vm_fault *vmf,
> extern int filemap_page_mkwrite(struct vm_fault *vmf);
>
> /* mm/page-writeback.c */
> -int write_one_page(struct page *page, int wait);
> +int write_one_page(struct page *page);
> void task_dirty_inc(struct task_struct *tsk);
>
> /* readahead.c */

Can we mark this as __must_check so JFS picks up a couple of warnings?

Reviewed-by: Matthew Wilcox <mawilcox@microsoft.com>

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