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From: Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>, Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>,
	kbuild test robot <lkp@intel.com>,
	kbuild-all@lists.01.org, Colin Walters <walters@verbum.org>,
	syzbot <syzbot+d6ec23007e951dadf3de@syzkaller.appspotmail.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linux Memory Management List <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	syzkaller-bugs <syzkaller-bugs@googlegroups.com>,
	overlayfs <linux-unionfs@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] ovl: provide real_file() and overlayfs get_unmapped_area()
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:31:57 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1bfea970-00f5-502c-3ced-4ebe7fd3eef1@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200611021710.GA23230@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>

On 6/10/20 7:17 PM, Al Viro wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 06:36:16PM -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> 
>> 	while (file->f_mode & FMODE_OVL_UPPER)
>> 		file = file->private_data;
>> 	return file;
>>
>> Or are you proposing that overlayfs copy FMODE_HUGEPAGES from the
>> underlying fs to the overlaying fs?
> 
> The latter - that way nobody outside of overlayfs needs to know what
> its ->private_data points to, for one thing.  And it's cheaper that
> way, obviously.
> 

Thanks Al and Matthew!

I knew adding a file op for this was overkill and was looking for other
suggestions.
-- 
Mike Kravetz

      reply	other threads:[~2020-06-11  2:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-06  3:06 kernel BUG at mm/hugetlb.c:LINE! syzbot
2020-04-06 22:05 ` Mike Kravetz
2020-05-12 15:04   ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-12 18:11     ` Mike Kravetz
2020-05-15 22:15       ` Mike Kravetz
2020-05-18 11:12         ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-18 23:22           ` Mike Kravetz
2020-05-18 23:41     ` Colin Walters
2020-05-19  0:35       ` Mike Kravetz
2020-05-20 11:20         ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-20 17:27           ` Mike Kravetz
2020-05-22 10:05             ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-28  0:01               ` Mike Kravetz
2020-05-28  8:37                 ` [PATCH v2] ovl: provide real_file() and overlayfs get_unmapped_area() kbuild test robot
2020-05-28 21:01                   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-06-04  9:16                     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-06-11  0:13                       ` Mike Kravetz
2020-06-11  0:37                         ` Al Viro
2020-06-11  1:36                           ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-06-11  2:17                             ` Al Viro
2020-06-11  2:31                               ` Mike Kravetz [this message]

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