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[v6,2/9] dax: alloc_dax() return ERR_PTR(-EOPNOTSUPP) for CONFIG_DAX=n

Message ID 20240215144633.96437-3-mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com (mailing list archive)
State Handled Elsewhere, archived
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Series Introduce cpu_dcache_is_aliasing() to fix DAX regression | expand

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Mathieu Desnoyers Feb. 15, 2024, 2:46 p.m. UTC
Change the return value from NULL to PTR_ERR(-EOPNOTSUPP) for
CONFIG_DAX=n to be consistent with the fact that CONFIG_DAX=y
never returns NULL.

This is done in preparation for using cpu_dcache_is_aliasing() in a
following change which will properly support architectures which detect
data cache aliasing at runtime.

Fixes: 4e4ced93794a ("dax: Move mandatory ->zero_page_range() check in alloc_dax()")
Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>
Reviewed-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: Vishal Verma <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>
Cc: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
Cc: linux-arch@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-cxl@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
Cc: linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org
Cc: dm-devel@lists.linux.dev
Cc: nvdimm@lists.linux.dev
 drivers/dax/super.c | 5 +++++
 include/linux/dax.h | 6 +-----
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/drivers/dax/super.c b/drivers/dax/super.c
index 0da9232ea175..205b888d45bf 100644
--- a/drivers/dax/super.c
+++ b/drivers/dax/super.c
@@ -319,6 +319,11 @@  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(dax_alive);
  * that any fault handlers or operations that might have seen
  * dax_alive(), have completed.  Any operations that start after
  * synchronize_srcu() has run will abort upon seeing !dax_alive().
+ *
+ * Note, because alloc_dax() returns an ERR_PTR() on error, callers
+ * typically store its result into a local variable in order to check
+ * the result. Therefore, care must be taken to populate the struct
+ * device dax_dev field make sure the dax_dev is not leaked.
 void kill_dax(struct dax_device *dax_dev)
diff --git a/include/linux/dax.h b/include/linux/dax.h
index e3ffe7c7f01d..9d3e3327af4c 100644
--- a/include/linux/dax.h
+++ b/include/linux/dax.h
@@ -88,11 +88,7 @@  static inline void *dax_holder(struct dax_device *dax_dev)
 static inline struct dax_device *alloc_dax(void *private,
 		const struct dax_operations *ops)
-	/*
-	 * Callers should check IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_DAX) to know if this
-	 * NULL is an error or expected.
-	 */
-	return NULL;
 static inline void put_dax(struct dax_device *dax_dev)