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From: bfields-uC3wQj2KruNg9hUCZPvPmw@public.gmane.org (J. Bruce Fields)
To: David Howells <dhowells-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
Cc: Martin Steigerwald
	<martin-3kZCPVa5dk2azgQtNeiOUg@public.gmane.org>,
	arnd-r2nGTMty4D4@public.gmane.org,
	linux-afs-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	linux-nfs-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	linux-cifs-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	samba-technical-w/Ol4Ecudpl8XjKLYN78aQ@public.gmane.org,
	linux-kernel-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	linux-fsdevel-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	linux-ext4-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 00/12] Enhanced file stat system call
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:51:53 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20151125175153.GA30335@fieldses.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4495.1448036915-S6HVgzuS8uM4Awkfq6JHfwNdhmdF6hFW@public.gmane.org>

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 04:28:35PM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> Martin Steigerwald <martin-3kZCPVa5dk2azgQtNeiOUg@public.gmane.org> wrote:
> 
> > Any plans to add limitations of filesystem to the call like maximum file
> > size?  I know its mostly relevant for just for FAT32, but on any account
> > rather than trying to write 4 GiB and then file, it would be good to at some
> > time get a dialog at the beginning of the copy.
> 
> Adding filesystem limits can be done.  I got a shopping list of things people
> wanted a while back and I've worked off of that list.  I can add other things
> - that's on of the reasons I left room for expansion.

I ran across systemd/src/basic/path-util.c:fd_is_mount_point() the other
day, and the contortions it goes through made me wonder if we should
also add mnt_id and/or an is_mountpoint boolean--it's annoying to have
to do name_to_handle_at() (not supported on all filesystems) just to get
mnt_id.

(Looking at it now I see it falls back on reading mount id from
/proc/self/fdinfo/<fd>.  Maybe that's good enough.  May depend on
whether there's a potential user that doesn't want to assume access to
/proc?)

--b.

WARNING: multiple messages have this Message-ID
From: bfields@fieldses.org (J. Bruce Fields)
To: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Cc: Martin Steigerwald <martin@lichtvoll.de>,
	arnd@arndb.de, linux-afs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-nfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-cifs@vger.kernel.org,
	samba-technical@lists.samba.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 00/12] Enhanced file stat system call
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:51:53 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20151125175153.GA30335@fieldses.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4495.1448036915@warthog.procyon.org.uk>

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 04:28:35PM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> Martin Steigerwald <martin@lichtvoll.de> wrote:
> 
> > Any plans to add limitations of filesystem to the call like maximum file
> > size?  I know its mostly relevant for just for FAT32, but on any account
> > rather than trying to write 4 GiB and then file, it would be good to at some
> > time get a dialog at the beginning of the copy.
> 
> Adding filesystem limits can be done.  I got a shopping list of things people
> wanted a while back and I've worked off of that list.  I can add other things
> - that's on of the reasons I left room for expansion.

I ran across systemd/src/basic/path-util.c:fd_is_mount_point() the other
day, and the contortions it goes through made me wonder if we should
also add mnt_id and/or an is_mountpoint boolean--it's annoying to have
to do name_to_handle_at() (not supported on all filesystems) just to get
mnt_id.

(Looking at it now I see it falls back on reading mount id from
/proc/self/fdinfo/<fd>.  Maybe that's good enough.  May depend on
whether there's a potential user that doesn't want to assume access to
/proc?)

--b.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-11-25 17:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 64+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-11-20 14:54 David Howells
2015-11-20 14:54 ` [PATCH 01/12] Ext4: Fix extended timestamp encoding and decoding David Howells
     [not found]   ` <20151120145434.18930.89755.stgit-S6HVgzuS8uM4Awkfq6JHfwNdhmdF6hFW@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-24 17:37     ` Andreas Dilger
2015-11-24 17:37       ` Andreas Dilger
2015-11-24 19:36   ` Theodore Ts'o
     [not found]     ` <20151124193646.GA3482-AKGzg7BKzIDYtjvyW6yDsg@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-24 20:10       ` Arnd Bergmann
2015-11-24 20:10         ` Arnd Bergmann
2015-11-29  2:45         ` Theodore Ts'o
2015-11-29  2:45           ` Theodore Ts'o
     [not found]           ` <20151129024555.GA31968-AKGzg7BKzIDYtjvyW6yDsg@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-29 21:30             ` Arnd Bergmann
2015-11-29 21:30               ` Arnd Bergmann
2015-11-30 14:16               ` Theodore Ts'o
     [not found]                 ` <20151130141605.GA4316-AKGzg7BKzIDYtjvyW6yDsg@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-30 14:37                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2015-11-30 14:37                     ` Arnd Bergmann
2015-11-30 14:46                 ` Elmar Stellnberger
2015-11-26 15:28       ` David Howells
2015-11-26 15:28         ` David Howells
2015-11-20 14:54 ` [PATCH 02/12] statx: Provide IOC flags for Windows fs attributes David Howells
     [not found]   ` <20151120145447.18930.5308.stgit-S6HVgzuS8uM4Awkfq6JHfwNdhmdF6hFW@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-24 19:52     ` Theodore Ts'o
2015-11-24 19:52       ` Theodore Ts'o
2015-11-26 15:35   ` David Howells
     [not found]   ` <7976.1448552129-S6HVgzuS8uM4Awkfq6JHfwNdhmdF6hFW@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-26 16:01     ` David Howells
2015-11-26 16:01       ` David Howells
2015-11-26 22:10     ` Andreas Dilger
2015-11-26 22:10       ` Andreas Dilger
2015-11-20 14:54 ` [PATCH 03/12] statx: Add a system call to make enhanced file info available David Howells
     [not found]   ` <20151120145457.18930.79678.stgit-S6HVgzuS8uM4Awkfq6JHfwNdhmdF6hFW@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-24 20:21     ` Dave Chinner
2015-11-24 20:21       ` Dave Chinner
2015-12-04 12:06     ` Pavel Machek
2015-12-04 12:06       ` Pavel Machek
2015-12-21 23:21   ` David Howells
2015-11-20 14:55 ` [PATCH 04/12] statx: AFS: Return enhanced file attributes David Howells
2015-11-20 14:55 ` [PATCH 05/12] statx: Ext4: " David Howells
2015-11-20 14:55 ` [PATCH 06/12] statx: NFS: " David Howells
2015-11-20 14:55 ` [PATCH 07/12] statx: CIFS: Return enhanced attributes David Howells
2015-11-24 17:33   ` Steve French
2015-11-24 17:34   ` Steve French
2015-11-24 17:34     ` Steve French
2015-11-20 14:56 ` [PATCH 08/12] fsinfo: Add a system call to make enhanced filesystem info available David Howells
2015-11-20 14:56 ` [PATCH 09/12] fsinfo: Ext4: Return information through the filesystem info syscall David Howells
2015-11-20 14:56 ` [PATCH 10/12] fsinfo: AFS: " David Howells
2015-11-20 14:56 ` [PATCH 11/12] fsinfo: NFS: " David Howells
     [not found] ` <20151120145422.18930.72662.stgit-S6HVgzuS8uM4Awkfq6JHfwNdhmdF6hFW@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-20 14:56   ` [PATCH 12/12] fsinfo: CIFS: " David Howells
2015-11-20 14:56     ` David Howells
2015-11-24  8:11   ` [RFC][PATCH 00/12] Enhanced file stat system call Christoph Hellwig
2015-11-24  8:11     ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-11-20 16:19 ` Martin Steigerwald
2015-11-24  8:13   ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-11-24  8:48     ` Martin Steigerwald
2015-11-24  8:50       ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-11-20 16:28 ` David Howells
2015-11-20 16:28   ` David Howells
2015-11-20 16:35   ` Martin Steigerwald
     [not found]   ` <4495.1448036915-S6HVgzuS8uM4Awkfq6JHfwNdhmdF6hFW@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-25 17:51     ` J. Bruce Fields [this message]
2015-11-25 17:51       ` J. Bruce Fields
     [not found]       ` <20151125175153.GA30335-uC3wQj2KruNg9hUCZPvPmw@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-25 19:30         ` Andreas Dilger
2015-11-25 19:30           ` Andreas Dilger
2015-11-20 16:50 ` Casey Schaufler
     [not found]   ` <564F4F4E.8060603-iSGtlc1asvQWG2LlvL+J4A@public.gmane.org>
2015-11-24  8:15     ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-11-24  8:15       ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-11-24 14:43       ` Casey Schaufler
2015-11-24 16:28   ` Andreas Dilger
2015-11-26 15:19 ` David Howells
2015-11-26 22:06   ` Andreas Dilger

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