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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-raid@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-api@vger.kernel.org
Subject: add file system helpers that take kernel pointers for the init code v2
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 18:27:54 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200721162818.197315-1-hch@lst.de> (raw)

Hi Al and Linus,

currently a lot of the file system calls in the early in code (and the
devtmpfs kthread) rely on the implicit set_fs(KERNEL_DS) during boot.
This is one of the few last remaining places we need to deal with to kill
off set_fs entirely, so this series adds new helpers that take kernel
pointers.  These helpers are in init/ and marked __init and thus will
be discarded after bootup.  A few also need to be duplicated in devtmpfs,
though unfortunately.

The series sits on top of my previous

  "decruft the early init / initrd / initramfs code v2"

series.


Git tree:

    git://git.infradead.org/users/hch/misc.git init_path

Gitweb:

    http://git.infradead.org/users/hch/misc.git/shortlog/refs/heads/init_path


Changes since v1:
 - avoid most core VFS changes
 - renamed the functions and move them to init/ and devtmpfs
 - drop a bunch of cleanups that can be submitted independently now


Diffstat:

             reply	other threads:[~2020-07-21 16:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-21 16:27 Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2020-07-21 16:27 ` [PATCH 01/24] fs: refactor do_mount Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:27 ` [PATCH 02/24] fs: refactor ksys_umount Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:27 ` [PATCH 03/24] fs: push the getname from do_rmdir into the callers Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:27 ` [PATCH 04/24] devtmpfs: open code do_mount Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:27 ` [PATCH 05/24] devtmpfs: open code ksys_chdir and ksys_chroot Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:49   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-21 17:16     ` Al Viro
2020-07-21 18:26       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 06/24] md: open code vfs_stat in md_setup_drive Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:55   ` Al Viro
2020-07-21 18:27     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-22  7:44       ` Al Viro
2020-07-22 14:05         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 07/24] init: initialize ramdisk_execute_command at compile time Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 08/24] init: move the prepare_namespace prototype to init/do_mounts.h Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 09/24] init: mark create_dev as __init Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 10/24] init: open code ksys_umount in handle_initrd Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 11/24] init: open code do_utimes in do_utime Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 12/24] init: add an init_mount helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:58   ` Al Viro
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 13/24] init: add an init_unlink helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 17:12   ` Al Viro
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 14/24] init: add an init_rmdir helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 15/24] init: add an init_chdir helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 16/24] init: add an init_chroot helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 17:10   ` Al Viro
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 17/24] init: add an init_chown helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 18/24] init: add an init_chmod helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 19/24] init: add an init_eaccess helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 20/24] init: add an init_link helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 21/24] init: add an init_symlink helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 17:00   ` Al Viro
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 22/24] init: add an init_mkdir helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 23/24] init: add an init_mknod helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-21 17:02   ` Al Viro
2020-07-21 16:28 ` [PATCH 24/24] init: add an init_lstat helper Christoph Hellwig

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