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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.10 07/16] block/file-posix: Generalize raw
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.10 07/16] block/file-posix: Generalize raw_regular_truncate
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:44:13 +0000
On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 04:11:24PM +0100, Max Reitz wrote:
> On 20.03.2017 12:00, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 10:40:36PM +0100, Max Reitz wrote:
> >> +static int raw_regular_truncate(int fd, BlockDriverState *bs, int64_t
> >> offset,
> > The presence of both a file descriptor and a BlockDriverState (actually
> > it must be a BDRVRawState) arguments is unusual. It seems bs is needed
> > for bdrv_getlength().
> > How about using fstat(fd, &st) and then dropping bs and create?
> Well, I could do that, but bdrv_getlength() is a bit simpler and I don't
> see much of an issue with specifying both an fd and a bs.
Arguments that provide overlapping information make the function harder
to understand and use correctly (there are combinations of these
arguments that are invalid or don't make sense). Saving a few lines of
code in the function implementation is a poor trade-off IMO.
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[Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.10 08/16] block/file-posix: Preallocation for truncate, Max Reitz, 2017/03/13
[Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.10 09/16] block/qcow2: Generalize preallocate(), Max Reitz, 2017/03/13
[Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.10 10/16] block/qcow2: Lock s->lock in preallocate(), Max Reitz, 2017/03/13
[Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.10 11/16] block/qcow2: Metadata preallocation for truncate, Max Reitz, 2017/03/13
- [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.10 03/16] block: Add PreallocMode to blk_truncate(), (continued)