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From: Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
To: Pavel Begunkov <asml.silence@gmail.com>,
	Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	io-uring@vger.kernel.org, Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>
Cc: "David S . Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] open/accept directly into io_uring fixed file table
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 17:45:36 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <17841c48-093e-af1c-c7c9-aa00859eb1b9@samba.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1628871893.git.asml.silence@gmail.com>

Hi Pavel,

> The behaviour is controlled by setting sqe->file_index, where 0 implies
> the old behaviour. If non-zero value is specified, then it will behave
> as described and place the file into a fixed file slot
> sqe->file_index - 1. A file table should be already created, the slot
> should be valid and empty, otherwise the operation will fail.
> 
> Note 1: we can't use IOSQE_FIXED_FILE to switch between modes, because
> accept takes a file, and it already uses the flag with a different
> meaning.

Would it be hard to support IOSQE_FIXED_FILE for the dirfd of openat*, renameat, unlinkat, statx?
(And mkdirat, linkat, symlinkat when they arrive)
renameat and linkat might be trickier as they take two dirfds, but it
would make the feature more complete and useful.

metze

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-16 15:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-13 16:43 Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-13 16:43 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] net: add accept helper not installing fd Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-13 16:43 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] io_uring: openat directly into fixed fd table Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-13 16:43 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] io_uring: hand code io_accept() fd installing Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-13 16:43 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] io_uring: accept directly into fixed file table Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-13 19:00 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] open/accept directly into io_uring " Josh Triplett
2021-08-14 12:50   ` Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-14 23:03     ` Jens Axboe
2021-08-15  3:42       ` Josh Triplett
2021-08-15 15:05         ` Jens Axboe
2021-08-15 15:12           ` Jens Axboe
2021-08-15 13:00       ` Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-15  3:31     ` Josh Triplett
2021-08-15 10:48       ` Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-15 14:23         ` Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-16 15:45 ` Stefan Metzmacher [this message]
2021-08-17  9:33   ` Pavel Begunkov
2021-08-17 14:57     ` Jens Axboe

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