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From: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
To: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 02/12] fs: correctly document the inode dirty flags
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:48:57 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210111144857.GA18475@quack2.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210109075903.208222-3-ebiggers@kernel.org>

On Fri 08-01-21 23:58:53, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> 
> The documentation for I_DIRTY_SYNC and I_DIRTY_DATASYNC is a bit
> misleading, and I_DIRTY_TIME isn't documented at all.  Fix this.
> 
> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>

Looks good to me. You can add:

Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>

								Honza

> ---
>  include/linux/fs.h | 18 +++++++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
> index fd47deea7c176..45a0303b2aeb6 100644
> --- a/include/linux/fs.h
> +++ b/include/linux/fs.h
> @@ -2084,8 +2084,8 @@ static inline void kiocb_clone(struct kiocb *kiocb, struct kiocb *kiocb_src,
>  /*
>   * Inode state bits.  Protected by inode->i_lock
>   *
> - * Three bits determine the dirty state of the inode, I_DIRTY_SYNC,
> - * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC and I_DIRTY_PAGES.
> + * Four bits determine the dirty state of the inode: I_DIRTY_SYNC,
> + * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC, I_DIRTY_PAGES, and I_DIRTY_TIME.
>   *
>   * Four bits define the lifetime of an inode.  Initially, inodes are I_NEW,
>   * until that flag is cleared.  I_WILL_FREE, I_FREEING and I_CLEAR are set at
> @@ -2094,12 +2094,20 @@ static inline void kiocb_clone(struct kiocb *kiocb, struct kiocb *kiocb_src,
>   * Two bits are used for locking and completion notification, I_NEW and I_SYNC.
>   *
>   * I_DIRTY_SYNC		Inode is dirty, but doesn't have to be written on
> - *			fdatasync().  i_atime is the usual cause.
> - * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC	Data-related inode changes pending. We keep track of
> + *			fdatasync() (unless I_DIRTY_DATASYNC is also set).
> + *			Timestamp updates are the usual cause.
> + * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC	Data-related inode changes pending.  We keep track of
>   *			these changes separately from I_DIRTY_SYNC so that we
>   *			don't have to write inode on fdatasync() when only
> - *			mtime has changed in it.
> + *			e.g. the timestamps have changed.
>   * I_DIRTY_PAGES	Inode has dirty pages.  Inode itself may be clean.
> + * I_DIRTY_TIME		The inode itself only has dirty timestamps, and the
> + *			lazytime mount option is enabled.  We keep track of this
> + *			separately from I_DIRTY_SYNC in order to implement
> + *			lazytime.  This gets cleared if I_DIRTY_INODE
> + *			(I_DIRTY_SYNC and/or I_DIRTY_DATASYNC) gets set.  I.e.
> + *			either I_DIRTY_TIME *or* I_DIRTY_INODE can be set in
> + *			i_state, but not both.  I_DIRTY_PAGES may still be set.
>   * I_NEW		Serves as both a mutex and completion notification.
>   *			New inodes set I_NEW.  If two processes both create
>   *			the same inode, one of them will release its inode and
> -- 
> 2.30.0
> 
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

WARNING: multiple messages have this Message-ID
From: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
To: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
Cc: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>,
	linux-f2fs-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [f2fs-dev] [PATCH v2 02/12] fs: correctly document the inode dirty flags
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:48:57 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210111144857.GA18475@quack2.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210109075903.208222-3-ebiggers@kernel.org>

On Fri 08-01-21 23:58:53, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> 
> The documentation for I_DIRTY_SYNC and I_DIRTY_DATASYNC is a bit
> misleading, and I_DIRTY_TIME isn't documented at all.  Fix this.
> 
> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>

Looks good to me. You can add:

Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>

								Honza

> ---
>  include/linux/fs.h | 18 +++++++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
> index fd47deea7c176..45a0303b2aeb6 100644
> --- a/include/linux/fs.h
> +++ b/include/linux/fs.h
> @@ -2084,8 +2084,8 @@ static inline void kiocb_clone(struct kiocb *kiocb, struct kiocb *kiocb_src,
>  /*
>   * Inode state bits.  Protected by inode->i_lock
>   *
> - * Three bits determine the dirty state of the inode, I_DIRTY_SYNC,
> - * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC and I_DIRTY_PAGES.
> + * Four bits determine the dirty state of the inode: I_DIRTY_SYNC,
> + * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC, I_DIRTY_PAGES, and I_DIRTY_TIME.
>   *
>   * Four bits define the lifetime of an inode.  Initially, inodes are I_NEW,
>   * until that flag is cleared.  I_WILL_FREE, I_FREEING and I_CLEAR are set at
> @@ -2094,12 +2094,20 @@ static inline void kiocb_clone(struct kiocb *kiocb, struct kiocb *kiocb_src,
>   * Two bits are used for locking and completion notification, I_NEW and I_SYNC.
>   *
>   * I_DIRTY_SYNC		Inode is dirty, but doesn't have to be written on
> - *			fdatasync().  i_atime is the usual cause.
> - * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC	Data-related inode changes pending. We keep track of
> + *			fdatasync() (unless I_DIRTY_DATASYNC is also set).
> + *			Timestamp updates are the usual cause.
> + * I_DIRTY_DATASYNC	Data-related inode changes pending.  We keep track of
>   *			these changes separately from I_DIRTY_SYNC so that we
>   *			don't have to write inode on fdatasync() when only
> - *			mtime has changed in it.
> + *			e.g. the timestamps have changed.
>   * I_DIRTY_PAGES	Inode has dirty pages.  Inode itself may be clean.
> + * I_DIRTY_TIME		The inode itself only has dirty timestamps, and the
> + *			lazytime mount option is enabled.  We keep track of this
> + *			separately from I_DIRTY_SYNC in order to implement
> + *			lazytime.  This gets cleared if I_DIRTY_INODE
> + *			(I_DIRTY_SYNC and/or I_DIRTY_DATASYNC) gets set.  I.e.
> + *			either I_DIRTY_TIME *or* I_DIRTY_INODE can be set in
> + *			i_state, but not both.  I_DIRTY_PAGES may still be set.
>   * I_NEW		Serves as both a mutex and completion notification.
>   *			New inodes set I_NEW.  If two processes both create
>   *			the same inode, one of them will release its inode and
> -- 
> 2.30.0
> 
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR


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Thread overview: 82+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-09  7:58 [PATCH v2 00/12] lazytime fix and cleanups Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 01/12] fs: fix lazytime expiration handling in __writeback_single_inode() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 10:48   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 10:48     ` [f2fs-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 14:46   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 14:46     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 02/12] fs: correctly document the inode dirty flags Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 14:48   ` Jan Kara [this message]
2021-01-11 14:48     ` Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 03/12] fs: only specify I_DIRTY_TIME when needed in generic_update_time() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 14:50   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 14:50     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 04/12] fat: only specify I_DIRTY_TIME when needed in fat_update_time() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 10:52   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 10:52     ` [f2fs-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 19:50     ` Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 19:50       ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-12  5:21       ` Dave Chinner
2021-01-12  5:21         ` [f2fs-dev] " Dave Chinner
2021-01-12 13:23       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-12 13:23         ` [f2fs-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 14:52   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 14:52     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 05/12] fs: don't call ->dirty_inode for lazytime timestamp updates Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 14:54   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 14:54     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 06/12] fs: pass only I_DIRTY_INODE flags to ->dirty_inode Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 14:56   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 14:56     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 07/12] fs: clean up __mark_inode_dirty() a bit Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 14:59   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 14:59     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:58 ` [PATCH v2 08/12] fs: drop redundant check from __writeback_single_inode() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:58   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 10:52   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 10:52     ` [f2fs-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 15:00   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 15:00     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:59 ` [PATCH v2 09/12] fs: improve comments for writeback_single_inode() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:59   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 10:53   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 10:53     ` [f2fs-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 15:05   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 15:05     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:59 ` [PATCH v2 10/12] gfs2: don't worry about I_DIRTY_TIME in gfs2_fsync() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:59   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 15:06   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 15:06     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:59 ` [PATCH v2 11/12] ext4: simplify i_state checks in __ext4_update_other_inode_time() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:59   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 10:53   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 10:53     ` [f2fs-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-11 20:23     ` Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 20:23       ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-12 13:25       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-01-12 13:25         ` [f2fs-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2021-02-03  5:16         ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-02-03  5:16           ` [f2fs-dev] " Theodore Ts'o
2021-01-11 15:11   ` Jan Kara
2021-01-11 15:11     ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-09  7:59 ` [PATCH v2 12/12] xfs: remove a stale comment from xfs_file_aio_write_checks() Eric Biggers
2021-01-09  7:59   ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-01-12 17:31   ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-01-12 17:31     ` [f2fs-dev] " Darrick J. Wong
2021-01-11 15:15 ` [PATCH v2 00/12] lazytime fix and cleanups Jan Kara
2021-01-11 15:15   ` [f2fs-dev] " Jan Kara
2021-01-11 20:44   ` Eric Biggers
2021-01-11 20:44     ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-02-03  5:11     ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-02-03  5:11       ` [f2fs-dev] " Theodore Ts'o
2021-02-03  5:22       ` Eric Biggers
2021-02-03  5:22         ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2021-02-03 15:49         ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-02-03 15:49           ` [f2fs-dev] " Theodore Ts'o

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