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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@i-love.sakura.ne.jp>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	Milan Broz <gmazyland@gmail.com>, Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com>,
	Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@soleen.com>,
	"Reviewed-by : Tyler Hicks" <tyhicks@linux.microsoft.com>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/8] loop: merge the cryptoloop module into the main loop module
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 17:38:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210827153811.GA21217@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3a2fcf7b-f5d6-bb12-65c7-c2ebc5975383@i-love.sakura.ne.jp>

On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 08:33:10PM +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> I posted "[PATCH v5] block: genhd: don't call probe function with major_names_lock held"
> ( https://lkml.kernel.org/r/b2af8a5b-3c1b-204e-7f56-bea0b15848d6@i-love.sakura.ne.jp ) for v5.14 (and also stable),

And I've already told you that I think this is going in the wrong direction and
do not thing it is a good idea.

> and "[PATCH] loop: replace loop_ctl_mutex with loop_idr_spinlock"
> ( https://lkml.kernel.org/r/2642808b-a7d0-28ff-f288-0f4eabc562f7@i-love.sakura.ne.jp ) for v5.15 (but not stable).

I will review this.

> Don't try to merge the cryptoloop module into the loop module now; it makes
> backporting the fix difficult.

Which is on the one true, on the other hand simply does not matter.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-27 15:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-26 13:38 sort out the lock order in the loop driver v2 Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 1/8] cryptoloop: fix a sparse annotation Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 2/8] loop: remove the unused idx argument to loop_control_get_free Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 3/8] loop: remove the ->ioctl method in loop_func_table Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 4/8] loop: return void from the ->release " Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 5/8] loop: merge the cryptoloop module into the main loop module Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 16:31   ` Milan Broz
2021-08-26 16:34     ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 16:44       ` Milan Broz
2021-08-27  6:45         ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-27 11:33           ` Tetsuo Handa
2021-08-27 15:38             ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 6/8] loop: devirtualize transfer transformations Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 7/8] loop: move loop device deletion out of loop_ctl_mutex Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-26 13:38 ` [PATCH 8/8] loop: avoid holding loop_ctl_mutex over add_disk Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-27  0:30 ` sort out the lock order in the loop driver v2 Tetsuo Handa
2021-08-27  6:40   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-27  7:46     ` Tetsuo Handa
2021-08-27 15:34       ` Christoph Hellwig
     [not found] ` <20210827130259.2622-1-hdanton@sina.com>
2021-08-27 14:10   ` Tetsuo Handa
     [not found]   ` <20210828035114.2762-1-hdanton@sina.com>
2021-08-28  5:17     ` Tetsuo Handa

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