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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Chris Wedgwood <cw@f00f.org>,
	linux-xfs@oss.sgi.com, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 2.6.24-rc2 XFS nfsd hang
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 18:02:41 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20071114180241.GA16656@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20071114175322.GD14254@fieldses.org>

On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 12:53:22PM -0500, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 05:44:19PM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 12:39:22PM -0500, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> > > This must have come up before; feel free to remind me: is there any way
> > > to make the interface easier to use?  (E.g. would it help if the filldir
> > > callback could be passed a dentry?)
> > 
> > The best thing for the filesystem would be to have a readdirplus
> > (or have it folded into readdir) instead of calling into lookup
> > from ->filldir.
> 
> And the readdirplus would pass a dentry to its equivalent of ->filldir?
> Or something else?

Personally I'd prefer it to only grow a struct stat or rather it's members
But the nfsd code currently expects a dentry so this might require some
major refactoring.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-11-14 18:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-14  7:04 Chris Wedgwood
2007-11-14  7:43 ` Benny Halevy
2007-11-14 12:59   ` J. Bruce Fields
2007-11-14 22:31     ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-15  7:51       ` 2.6.24-rc2 XFS nfsd hang / smbd too Christian Kujau
2007-11-15 14:44         ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-15 22:01         ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-16  0:34         ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-11-16  9:17           ` 2.6.24-rc2 XFS nfsd hang Christian Kujau
2007-11-16 11:03             ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-11-16 14:19               ` Trond Myklebust
2007-11-16 21:43                 ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-11-18 14:44                   ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-18 15:31                     ` Justin Piszcz
2007-11-18 22:07                       ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-14 11:49 ` 2.6.24-rc2 XFS nfsd hang --- filldir change responsible? Chris Wedgwood
2007-11-14 22:48   ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-14 15:29 ` 2.6.24-rc2 XFS nfsd hang Christoph Hellwig
2007-11-14 17:39   ` J. Bruce Fields
2007-11-14 17:44     ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-11-14 17:53       ` J. Bruce Fields
2007-11-14 18:02         ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2007-11-14 18:08           ` J. Bruce Fields
2007-11-21 15:07             ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-11-21 19:03               ` J. Bruce Fields
2007-11-25 16:30 ` [PATCH] xfs: revert to double-buffering readdir Christoph Hellwig
2007-11-27 19:43   ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-11-29 23:45   ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-30  7:47     ` David Chinner
2007-11-30  7:22   ` Timothy Shimmin
2007-11-30 22:36     ` Stephen Lord
2007-11-30 23:04       ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-12-01 13:04         ` Stephen Lord
2007-12-03 15:11       ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-12-03 15:09     ` Christoph Hellwig

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