[lustre-devel] [PATCH 5/7] staging: lustre: Less checks in mgc_process_recover_log() after error detection

SF Markus Elfring elfring at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Dec 14 04:04:14 PST 2015

>> A few checks would be performed by the mgc_process_recover_log() function
>> even if it is known already that the passed variable "pages" contained
>> a null pointer.
>> * Let us return directly if a call of the kcalloc() function failed.
>> * Move assignments for the variables "eof" and "req" behind
>>   this memory allocation.
> Why?

The positions of their initialisation depends on the selected exception 
handling implementation, doesn't it?

Can you accept the proposed changes around the affected memory allocations?

> Then in the next patch it moves again.

This detail is a matter of patch granularity.

> It's like cup shuffle to read these patches sometimes.

Do you prefer to stash any changes together for a bigger update step?


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