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From: Jan Kara <jack-AlSwsSmVLrQ@public.gmane.org>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch-wEGCiKHe2LqWVfeAwA7xHQ@public.gmane.org>
Cc: Goldwyn Rodrigues <rgoldwyn-l3A5Bk7waGM@public.gmane.org>,
	Jan Kara <jack-AlSwsSmVLrQ@public.gmane.org>,
	linux-fsdevel-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	jack-IBi9RG/b67k@public.gmane.org,
	linux-block-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	linux-btrfs-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	linux-ext4-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	linux-xfs-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	sagi-NQWnxTmZq1alnMjI0IkVqw@public.gmane.org,
	avi-VrcmuVmyx1hWk0Htik3J/w@public.gmane.org,
	axboe-tSWWG44O7X1aa/9Udqfwiw@public.gmane.org,
	linux-api-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA@public.gmane.org,
	willy-wEGCiKHe2LqWVfeAwA7xHQ@public.gmane.org,
	tom.leiming-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org,
	Goldwyn Rodrigues <rgoldwyn-IBi9RG/b67k@public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:37:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170410123750.GE3224@quack2.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170410074539.GA18250-wEGCiKHe2LqWVfeAwA7xHQ@public.gmane.org>

On Mon 10-04-17 00:45:39, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 04, 2017 at 01:41:09PM -0500, Goldwyn Rodrigues wrote:
> > I am working on incorporating RWF_* flags. However, I am not sure how
> > RWF_* flags would get rid of FS_NOWAIT/FS_NOWAIT_IO. Since most of
> > "blocking" information is with the filesystem, it is a per-filesystem
> > flag to block out (EOPNOTSUPP) the filesystems which do not support it.
> 
> You need to check the flag in the actual read/write methods as the
> support for features on Linux is not a per-file_system_type thing.

I don't understand here. Do you want that all filesystems support NOWAIT
direct IO? IMO that's not realistic and also not necessary. In reality
different filesystems support different sets or operations and we have a
precedens for that in various fallocate operations, rename exchange, or
O_TMPFILE support...

								Honza
-- 
Jan Kara <jack-IBi9RG/b67k@public.gmane.org>
SUSE Labs, CR

  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-04-10 12:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-03 18:52 [PATCH 0/8 v4] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
     [not found] ` <20170403185307.6243-1-rgoldwyn-l3A5Bk7waGM@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-03 18:53   ` [PATCH 1/8] nowait aio: Introduce IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  6:48     ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-03 18:53   ` [PATCH 8/8] nowait aio: btrfs Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 2/8] nowait aio: Return if cannot get hold of i_rwsem Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 3/8] nowait aio: return if direct write will trigger writeback Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 4/8] nowait-aio: Introduce IOMAP_NOWAIT Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 5/8] nowait aio: return on congested block device Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  6:49   ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  7:58   ` Jan Kara
2017-04-04  8:41     ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-04 18:41       ` Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-10  7:45         ` Christoph Hellwig
     [not found]           ` <20170410074539.GA18250-wEGCiKHe2LqWVfeAwA7xHQ@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-10 12:37             ` Jan Kara [this message]
2017-04-10 14:39               ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-10 15:13                 ` Jan Kara
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 7/8] nowait aio: xfs Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  6:52   ` Christoph Hellwig
     [not found]     ` <20170404065211.GD21942-wEGCiKHe2LqWVfeAwA7xHQ@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-06 22:54       ` Darrick J. Wong
2017-04-07 11:34         ` Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-07 15:08           ` Darrick J. Wong
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2017-05-09 12:22 [PATCH 0/8 v7] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-05-09 12:22 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues
     [not found]   ` <20170509122219.31756-7-rgoldwyn-l3A5Bk7waGM@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-09 14:57     ` Jan Kara
2017-04-14 12:02 [PATCH 0/8 v6] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-14 12:02 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-03-15 21:50 [PATCH 0/8 v3] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-03-15 21:51 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues

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