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From: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>
To: miklos@szeredi.hu
Cc: viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk, miklos@szeredi.hu,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, linuxram@us.ibm.com,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch 4/6] vfs: mountinfo show dominating group id
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 13:19:42 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <E1JbxGg-0002Ec-SD@pomaz-ex.szeredi.hu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <E1Jbx0r-00027l-0q@pomaz-ex.szeredi.hu> (message from Miklos Szeredi on Wed, 19 Mar 2008 13:03:21 +0100)

> >  Makes reliable parsing of
> > the damn thing in userland impossible.  IOW, fs options should go _last_
> > and they should follow an unconditionally present field.
> 
> But then we lose the ability to later extend the format by adding
> fields at the end.  Which is one of the things that would be nice to
> have, in contrast to /proc/mounts, which we are so afraid to touch now.
> 
> So maybe some alternative, multi line format would be better?
> 
> MountID: 99
> ParentID: 88
> DevID: 0:34
> Type: foofs
> Source: /dev/foo
> Root: /
> MountPoint: /mnt/foo
> MountOpts: rw,noatime
> Opts: rw,errors=continue
> Propagation: shared:42

Which still doesn't fully solve the problem, since ->show_options()
can also spew newlines + MountID:.  Oh well.

Miklos

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-20  0:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-13 21:26 [patch 0/6] vfs: mountinfo update Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-13 21:26 ` [patch 1/6] vfs: mountinfo -mm fix Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-13 21:26 ` [patch 2/6] vfs: pnode cleanup Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-19 11:16   ` Al Viro
2008-03-19 11:48     ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-13 21:26 ` [patch 3/6] vfs: mountinfo stable peer group id Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-19 11:48   ` Al Viro
2008-03-19 16:41     ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-19 18:20       ` Al Viro
2008-03-19 18:37         ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-20 21:43           ` Al Viro
2008-03-21  8:57             ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-22  3:49             ` Al Viro
2008-03-22  3:54               ` Al Viro
2008-03-22  4:11               ` Al Viro
2008-03-22  4:56                 ` Al Viro
2008-03-30 19:33                 ` Ram Pai
2008-03-24  8:50             ` Ram Pai
2008-03-24  8:54               ` Christoph Hellwig
2008-03-24  9:53               ` Al Viro
2008-03-22 16:27           ` Al Viro
2008-03-24  8:19             ` Ram Pai
2008-03-24  9:34               ` Al Viro
2008-03-13 21:26 ` [patch 4/6] vfs: mountinfo show dominating " Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-19 11:37   ` Al Viro
2008-03-19 12:03     ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-19 12:19       ` Miklos Szeredi [this message]
2008-03-19 12:41         ` Al Viro
2008-03-19 13:07           ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-13 21:26 ` [patch 5/6] vfs: optimization to /proc/<pid>/mountinfo patch Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-19 11:56   ` Al Viro
2008-03-19 16:56     ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-13 21:26 ` [patch 6/6] vfs: mountinfo: only show mounts under tasks root Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-19 12:12   ` Al Viro
2008-03-19 12:25     ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-13 22:53 ` [patch 0/6] vfs: mountinfo update Andrew Morton
2008-03-14  8:17   ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-03-14 19:29     ` Ram Pai

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