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authorJoel Becker <joel.becker@oracle.com>2008-06-12 14:00:18 -0700
committerMark Fasheh <mfasheh@suse.com>2008-07-14 13:57:16 -0700
commit11c3b79218390a139f2d474ee1e983a672d5839a (patch)
tree03fa1a4927f2d9856ee45a64d522424478058b6f /Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt
parent6d8344baee99402de58b5fa5dfea197242955c15 (diff)
configfs: Allow ->make_item() and ->make_group() to return detailed errors.
The configfs operations ->make_item() and ->make_group() currently return a new item/group. A return of NULL signifies an error. Because of this, -ENOMEM is the only return code bubbled up the stack. Multiple folks have requested the ability to return specific error codes when these operations fail. This patch adds that ability by changing the ->make_item/group() ops to return an int. Also updated are the in-kernel users of configfs. Signed-off-by: Joel Becker <joel.becker@oracle.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt10
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt
index 44c97e6accb..15838d706ea 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt
@@ -233,10 +233,12 @@ accomplished via the group operations specified on the group's
config_item_type.
struct configfs_group_operations {
- struct config_item *(*make_item)(struct config_group *group,
- const char *name);
- struct config_group *(*make_group)(struct config_group *group,
- const char *name);
+ int (*make_item)(struct config_group *group,
+ const char *name,
+ struct config_item **new_item);
+ int (*make_group)(struct config_group *group,
+ const char *name,
+ struct config_group **new_group);
int (*commit_item)(struct config_item *item);
void (*disconnect_notify)(struct config_group *group,
struct config_item *item);