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From: David Sterba <>
To: Wang Shilong <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] btrfs: Check read-only status of roots during send
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:09:55 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 07:58:24PM +0800, Wang Shilong wrote:
> Nice work, Before this patch for btrfs send.
> we have to join a transaction to avoid commit root changed.

That sounds like a good improvement.

> I send a plus patch that remove transaction protection from btrfs send.
> and  a little comment below.
> [...]
> On 12/17/2013 12:34 AM, David Sterba wrote:
> >All the subvolues that are involved in send must be read-only during the
> >+	 */
> >+	int send_in_progress;
> Why not use u32 here?

The int type should be enough to hold refs for all running sends, if
this is your concern.

I thought it's a refcount, it should not go below 0 but if it does, then
it should be caught. I'll update the patch to check if send_in_progress
is not negative after the decrements.


  reply	other threads:[~2013-12-17 13:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-12-16 16:34 [PATCH 0/3] Send: minor cleanups, add RO checks David Sterba
2013-12-16 16:34 ` [PATCH 1/3] btrfs: send: clean up dead code David Sterba
2013-12-16 16:34 ` [PATCH 2/3] btrfs: remove unused mnt from send_ctx David Sterba
2013-12-16 16:34 ` [PATCH 3/3] btrfs: Check read-only status of roots during send David Sterba
2013-12-17 11:58   ` Wang Shilong
2013-12-17 13:09     ` David Sterba [this message]
2013-12-17 14:07 ` David Sterba

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