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From: Josef Bacik <josef@toxicpanda.com>
To: Josef Bacik <josef@toxicpanda.com>
Cc: Dennis Zhou <dennis@kernel.org>, David Sterba <dsterba@suse.com>,
	Chris Mason <clm@fb.com>, Omar Sandoval <osandov@osandov.com>,
	Nick Terrell <terrelln@fb.com>,
	kernel-team@fb.com, linux-btrfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 07/11] btrfs: move to fn pointers for get/put workspaces
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 13:44:26 -0500
Message-ID: <20190129184425.itcwgyrvqdwfmzjx@MacBook-Pro-91.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190129181716.hstuxkdzai4qiist@MacBook-Pro-91.local>

On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 01:17:17PM -0500, Josef Bacik wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 04:24:33PM -0500, Dennis Zhou wrote:
> > The previous patch added generic helpers for get_workspace() and
> > put_workspace(). Now, we can migrate ownership of the workspace_manager
> > to be in the compression type code as the compression code itself
> > doesn't care beyond being able to get a workspace. The init/cleanup
> > and get/put methods are abstracted so each compression algorithm can
> > decide how they want to manage their workspaces.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Dennis Zhou <dennis@kernel.org>
> 
> We're doing this to have special handling for extra workspaces to be free'd at
> some point in the future if they are unused.  This is fine by me, but why not
> just add a shrinker and let it be handled by memory pressure?  Then we avoid all
> this abstraction and allow for ztsd to have its shrinker for its extra
> workspaces.  You can even use the list_lru stuff to make it super simple, then
> you don't have to worry about all the infrastructure.  Thanks,
> 

Nevermind, I missed that you also change the get side to lookup the workspace
for the compression level instead of cycling through the idle_ws list.  In that
case this is fine by me.

Reviewed-by: Josef Bacik <josef@toxicpanda.com>

Thanks,

Josef

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Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-28 21:24 [PATCH 00/11] btrfs: add zstd compression level support Dennis Zhou
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 01/11] btrfs: add macros for compression type and level Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  7:26   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 17:57   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-29 22:30   ` Omar Sandoval
2019-01-31 16:00   ` David Sterba
2019-01-31 16:17     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 02/11] btrfs: rename workspaces_list to workspace_manager Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  7:27   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 17:58   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 03/11] btrfs: manage heuristic workspace as index 0 Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  7:53   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 22:43     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29 18:02   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-31 16:10   ` David Sterba
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 04/11] btrfs: unify compression ops with workspace_manager Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  7:54   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 18:03   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 05/11] btrfs: add helper methods for workspace manager init and cleanup Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  7:58   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 18:04   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 06/11] btrfs: add compression interface in (get/put)_workspace() Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29 18:06   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 07/11] btrfs: move to fn pointers for get/put workspaces Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  8:22   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 23:35     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29 18:17   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-29 18:44     ` Josef Bacik [this message]
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 08/11] btrfs: plumb level through the compression interface Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  8:08   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 18:17   ` Josef Bacik
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 09/11] btrfs: change set_level() to bound the level passed in Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  8:14   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-30 22:06     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 10/11] btrfs: zstd use the passed through level instead of default Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  8:15   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-28 21:24 ` [PATCH 11/11] btrfs: add zstd compression level support Dennis Zhou
2019-01-29  7:25   ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-01-29 22:50     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-01-31 18:10   ` David Sterba
2019-01-31 18:13   ` David Sterba
2019-01-29 17:18 ` [PATCH 00/11] " David Sterba
2019-01-29 21:12   ` Nick Terrell
2019-01-30 17:40   ` Dennis Zhou
2019-01-31 14:04     ` David Sterba
2019-01-31 15:56       ` Dennis Zhou

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