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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-raid@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: add file system helpers that take kernel pointers for the init code v3
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 17:52:04 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200726155204.GA24103@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wgq8evViJD9Hnjugq=V0eUAn7K6ZjOP7P7qki-nOTx_jg@mail.gmail.com>

On Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 08:49:28AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 12:14 AM Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> 
> I see nothing objectionable here.
> 
> The only bikeshed comment I have is that I think the "for_init.c" name
> is ugly and pointless - I think you could just call it "fs/init.c" and
> it's both simpler and more straightforward. It _is_ init code, it's
> not "for" init.

That was Al's suggestion.  I personally don't care, so if between the
two of you, you can come up with a preferred choice I'll switch to it.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-26 15:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-26  7:13 Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 01/21] fs: refactor do_mount Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 02/21] fs: refactor ksys_umount Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 03/21] fs: push the getname from do_rmdir into the callers Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 04/21] devtmpfs: refactor devtmpfsd() Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:43   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-26  8:21     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 05/21] init: initialize ramdisk_execute_command at compile time Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 06/21] init: mark create_dev as __init Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 07/21] init: add an init_mount helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 08/21] init: add an init_umount helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 09/21] init: add an init_unlink helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 10/21] init: add an init_rmdir helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 11/21] init: add an init_chdir helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 12/21] init: add an init_chroot helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 13/21] init: add an init_chown helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 14/21] init: add an init_chmod helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 15/21] init: add an init_eaccess helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 16/21] init: add an init_link helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 17/21] init: add an init_symlink helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 18/21] init: add an init_mkdir helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 19/21] init: add an init_mknod helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 20/21] init: add an init_stat helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26  7:13 ` [PATCH 21/21] init: add an init_utimes helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26 15:49 ` add file system helpers that take kernel pointers for the init code v3 Linus Torvalds
2020-07-26 15:52   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2020-07-26 16:21     ` Al Viro
2020-07-26 16:24       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26 16:26         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-26 16:33           ` Al Viro

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