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From: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
To: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	Dave Wysochanski <dwysocha@redhat.com>,
	Marc Dionne <marc.dionne@auristor.com>,
	"Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@infradead.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-cachefs@redhat.com,
	linux-afs@lists.infradead.org, linux-nfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-cifs@vger.kernel.org, ceph-devel@vger.kernel.org,
	v9fs-developer@lists.sourceforge.net,
	Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@hammerspace.com>,
	Anna Schumaker <anna.schumaker@netapp.com>,
	Steve French <sfrench@samba.org>,
	Dominique Martinet <asmadeus@codewreck.org>,
	Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 01/31] iov_iter: Add ITER_XARRAY
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 14:16:35 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YIV5wyBWC18/DAoU@zeniv-ca.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3388475.1619359082@warthog.procyon.org.uk>

On Sun, Apr 25, 2021 at 02:58:02PM +0100, David Howells wrote:

> But for the moment, I guess I should just add:
> 
> 	i->iov_offset += bytes;
> 
> to all three (kvec, bvec and xarray)?

No.  First of all, you'd need ->count updated as well; for kvec and bvec you
*REALLY* don't have to end up with ->iov_offset exceeding the size of current
kvec or bvec resp.; Bad Shit(tm) happens that way.

> 
> > > @@ -1246,7 +1349,8 @@ unsigned long iov_iter_alignment(const struct iov_iter *i)
> > >  	iterate_all_kinds(i, size, v,
> > >  		(res |= (unsigned long)v.iov_base | v.iov_len, 0),
> > >  		res |= v.bv_offset | v.bv_len,
> > > -		res |= (unsigned long)v.iov_base | v.iov_len
> > > +		res |= (unsigned long)v.iov_base | v.iov_len,
> > > +		res |= v.bv_offset | v.bv_len
> > >  	)
> > >  	return res;
> > >  }
> > 
> > Hmm...  That looks like a really bad overkill - do you need anything beyond
> > count and iov_offset in that case + perhaps "do we have the very last page"?
> > IOW, do you need to iterate anything at all here?  What am I missing here?
> 
> Good point.  I wonder, even, if the alignment could just be set to 1.  There's
> no kdoc description on the function that says what the result is meant to
> represent.

Huh?  It's the worst alignment of all segment boundaries, what else?  As in
if (iov_iter_alignment(i) & 1023)
	// we have something in there that isn't 1K-aligned.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-25 14:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-23 13:27 [PATCH v7 00/31] Network fs helper library & fscache kiocb API David Howells
2021-04-23 13:28 ` [PATCH v7 01/31] iov_iter: Add ITER_XARRAY David Howells
2021-04-23 14:06   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-04-23 14:33   ` David Howells
2021-04-25 13:14   ` Al Viro
2021-04-25 13:58   ` David Howells
2021-04-25 14:16     ` Al Viro [this message]
2021-04-26 18:54   ` Al Viro
2021-04-26 19:15     ` Jeff Layton
2021-04-26 19:23   ` David Howells
2021-04-26 19:52     ` Al Viro
2021-04-23 13:28 ` [PATCH v7 02/31] mm: Add set/end/wait functions for PG_private_2 David Howells
2021-04-23 13:28 ` [PATCH v7 03/31] mm/filemap: Pass the file_ra_state in the ractl David Howells
2021-04-23 13:28 ` [PATCH v7 04/31] fs: Document file_ra_state David Howells
2021-04-23 13:28 ` [PATCH v7 05/31] mm/readahead: Handle ractl nr_pages being modified David Howells
2021-04-23 13:29 ` [PATCH v7 06/31] mm: Implement readahead_control pageset expansion David Howells
2021-04-23 13:29 ` [PATCH v7 07/31] netfs: Make a netfs helper module David Howells
2021-04-29  8:04   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-04-29  8:41   ` David Howells
2021-04-29  8:43     ` Dominique Martinet
2021-04-23 13:29 ` [PATCH v7 08/31] netfs: Documentation for helper library David Howells
2021-04-23 13:29 ` [PATCH v7 09/31] netfs, mm: Move PG_fscache helper funcs to linux/netfs.h David Howells
2021-04-23 13:29 ` [PATCH v7 10/31] netfs, mm: Add set/end/wait_on_page_fscache() aliases David Howells
2021-04-23 13:30 ` [PATCH v7 11/31] netfs: Provide readahead and readpage netfs helpers David Howells
2021-04-23 13:30 ` [PATCH v7 12/31] netfs: Add tracepoints David Howells
2021-04-23 13:30 ` [PATCH v7 13/31] netfs: Gather stats David Howells
2021-04-23 13:30 ` [PATCH v7 14/31] netfs: Add write_begin helper David Howells
2021-04-23 13:31 ` [PATCH v7 15/31] netfs: Define an interface to talk to a cache David Howells
2021-04-23 13:31 ` [PATCH v7 16/31] netfs: Add a tracepoint to log failures that would be otherwise unseen David Howells
2021-04-23 13:31 ` [PATCH v7 17/31] fscache, cachefiles: Add alternate API to use kiocb for read/write to cache David Howells
2021-04-23 13:32 ` [PATCH v7 18/31] afs: Disable use of the fscache I/O routines David Howells
2021-04-23 13:32 ` [PATCH v7 19/31] afs: Pass page into dirty region helpers to provide THP size David Howells
2021-04-23 13:32 ` [PATCH v7 20/31] afs: Print the operation debug_id when logging an unexpected data version David Howells
2021-04-23 13:32 ` [PATCH v7 21/31] afs: Move key to afs_read struct David Howells
2021-04-23 13:33 ` [PATCH v7 22/31] afs: Don't truncate iter during data fetch David Howells
2021-04-23 13:33 ` [PATCH v7 23/31] afs: Log remote unmarshalling errors David Howells
2021-04-23 13:33 ` [PATCH v7 24/31] afs: Set up the iov_iter before calling afs_extract_data() David Howells
2021-04-23 13:33 ` [PATCH v7 25/31] afs: Use ITER_XARRAY for writing David Howells
2021-04-23 13:33 ` [PATCH v7 26/31] afs: Wait on PG_fscache before modifying/releasing a page David Howells
2021-04-23 13:34 ` [PATCH v7 27/31] afs: Extract writeback extension into its own function David Howells
2021-04-23 13:34 ` [PATCH v7 28/31] afs: Prepare for use of THPs David Howells
2021-04-23 13:34 ` [PATCH v7 29/31] afs: Use the fs operation ops to handle FetchData completion David Howells
2021-04-23 13:34 ` [PATCH v7 30/31] afs: Use new netfs lib read helper API David Howells
2021-04-23 13:34 ` [PATCH v7 31/31] afs: Use the netfs_write_begin() helper David Howells
2021-04-25 23:14 ` [PATCH] iov_iter: Four fixes for ITER_XARRAY David Howells
2021-04-26 17:14   ` Al Viro
2021-04-26 19:02   ` Jeff Layton
2021-04-26 21:38   ` David Wysochanski
2021-04-26 21:06 ` [PATCH] netfs: Miscellaneous fixes David Howells
2021-04-26 21:09   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-04-26 21:20   ` [PATCH v2] " David Howells
2021-04-26 22:06     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-04-26 22:17     ` Jeff Layton

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