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From: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>
To: Pavel Machek <pavel@denx.de>
Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Jan Ziak <0xe2.0x9a.0x9b@gmail.com>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-man <linux-man@vger.kernel.org>,
	Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>,
	shuah@kernel.org, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	io-uring@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] readfile(2): a new syscall to make open/read/close faster
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:07:02 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJfpegu8AXZWQh3W39PriqxVna+t3D2pz23t_4xEVxGcNf1AUA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200714065110.GA8047@amd>

On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 8:51 AM Pavel Machek <pavel@denx.de> wrote:
>
> Hi!
>
> > > At first, I thought that the proposed system call is capable of
> > > reading *multiple* small files using a single system call - which
> > > would help increase HDD/SSD queue utilization and increase IOPS (I/O
> > > operations per second) - but that isn't the case and the proposed
> > > system call can read just a single file.
> >
> > If you want to do this for multple files, use io_ring, that's what it
> > was designed for.  I think Jens was going to be adding support for the
> > open/read/close pattern to it as well, after some other more pressing
> > features/fixes were finished.
>
> What about... just using io_uring for single file, too? I'm pretty
> sure it can be wrapped in a library that is simple to use, avoiding
> need for new syscall.

Just wondering:  is there a plan to add strace support to io_uring?
And I don't just mean the syscalls associated with io_uring, but
tracing the ring itself.

I think that's quite important as io_uring becomes mainstream.

Thanks,
Miklos

  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-14  8:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-05  2:06 Jan Ziak
2020-07-05  2:16 ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-05  2:46   ` Jan Ziak
2020-07-05  3:12     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-05  3:18       ` Jan Ziak
2020-07-05  3:27         ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-05  4:09           ` Jan Ziak
2020-07-05 11:58             ` Greg KH
2020-07-06  6:07               ` Jan Ziak
2020-07-06 11:11                 ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-06 11:18                 ` Greg KH
2020-07-05  8:07           ` Vito Caputo
2020-07-05 11:44             ` Greg KH
2020-07-05 20:34               ` Vito Caputo
2020-07-05  6:32     ` Andreas Dilger
2020-07-05  7:25       ` Jan Ziak
2020-07-05 12:00         ` Greg KH
2020-07-05 11:50 ` Greg KH
2020-07-14  6:51   ` Pavel Machek
2020-07-14  8:07     ` Miklos Szeredi [this message]
2020-07-14 11:34       ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-07-14 11:55         ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-07-15  8:31           ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-07-15  8:41             ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-07-15  8:49               ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-07-15  9:00                 ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-07-15 11:17                   ` Miklos Szeredi
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-07-04 14:02 Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-04 19:30 ` Al Viro
2020-07-05 11:47   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-06 17:25 ` Dave Martin

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