[PATCH] drm/vmwgfx: Convert macro to octal representation

Øyvind A. Holm sunny at sunbase.org
Mon Apr 3 20:06:24 UTC 2017

Change "S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR" to "0600", it's easier to parse mentally.

This change should be part of commit 50f837371dd9 ("drm/vmwgfx: Revert
"drm/vmwgfx: Replace numeric parameter like 0444 with macro""), but the
patch was truncated somewhere in the patch route, so add the missing
change. Extract from the original commit message:

  commit 50f837371dd9aea5470c06d5d10bc9ca3e8155b6
  Author: Øyvind A. Holm <sunny at sunbase.org>
  Date:   Thu Mar 23 14:54:48 2017 -0700

    drm/vmwgfx: Revert "drm/vmwgfx: Replace numeric parameter like 0444
    with macro"

    This reverts commit 2d8e60e8b074 ("drm/vmwgfx: Replace numeric
    parameter like 0444 with macro")

    The commit belongs to the series of 1285 patches sent to LKML on
    2016-08-02, it changes the representation of file permissions from
    the octal value "0600" to "S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR".

    The general consensus was that the changes does not increase
    readability, quite the opposite; 0600 is easier to parse mentally
    than S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR.

Signed-off-by: Øyvind A. Holm <sunny at sunbase.org>

Hi Sinclair,
I created the patch to save you some work, if you haven't done it 
already. Thanks for your time.


 drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.c
index f6e936d90517..4a641555b960 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.c
@@ -254,7 +254,7 @@ module_param_named(restrict_iommu, vmw_restrict_iommu, int, 0600);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(force_coherent, "Force coherent TTM pages");
 module_param_named(force_coherent, vmw_force_coherent, int, 0600);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(restrict_dma_mask, "Restrict DMA mask to 44 bits with IOMMU");
-module_param_named(restrict_dma_mask, vmw_restrict_dma_mask, int, S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR);
+module_param_named(restrict_dma_mask, vmw_restrict_dma_mask, int, 0600);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(assume_16bpp, "Assume 16-bpp when filtering modes");
 module_param_named(assume_16bpp, vmw_assume_16bpp, int, 0600);

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