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From: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	overlayfs <linux-unionfs@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/2] allow overlayfs to do RCU lookups
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 17:03:27 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJfpegsSQv5im4KRN3EfryyNy6aq9eRPPgL_K-1Knj+qtXiaQg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YR0YiSP3DliPCPWF@zeniv-ca.linux.org.uk>

On Wed, 18 Aug 2021 at 16:27, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 03:33:58PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > I'd really like to fix this in some form, but not getting any response
> > [1][2][3].
> >
> > Al, Linus, can you please comment?
> >
> > I'm happy to take this through the overlayfs tree, just need an ACK for the
> > VFS API change.
>
> Looks reasonable enough; I'm not too happy about yet another place LOOKUP_...
> details get tangled into, though.  Do we want it to be more than just a
> bool rcu?

I'd be fine with that change.   Calling with false/true is less
descriptive than calling with 0/LOOKUP_RCU but I guess we can leave
the actual calls to use the latter?

Thanks,
Miklos

      reply	other threads:[~2021-08-18 15:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-18 13:33 Miklos Szeredi
2021-08-18 13:33 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] vfs: add flags argument to ->get_acl() callback Miklos Szeredi
2021-08-18 13:49   ` Christian Brauner
2021-08-18 13:34 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] ovl: enable RCU'd ->get_acl() Miklos Szeredi
2021-08-18 18:34   ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-18 18:53     ` Miklos Szeredi
2021-08-18 14:26 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] allow overlayfs to do RCU lookups Al Viro
2021-08-18 15:03   ` Miklos Szeredi [this message]

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