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From: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.de>
To: Fox Chen <foxhlchen@gmail.com>
Cc: Fox Chen <foxhlchen@gmail.com>,
	corbet@lwn.net, vegard.nossum@oracle.com,
	viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk, rdunlap@infradead.org,
	grandmaster@al2klimov.de, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 05/12] docs: path-lookup: remove filename_mountpoint
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:20:48 +1000
Message-ID: <878s5f2hov.fsf@notabene.neil.brown.name> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210316054727.25655-6-foxhlchen@gmail.com>


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On Tue, Mar 16 2021, Fox Chen wrote:

> No filename_mountpoint any more
> see commit: commit 161aff1d93ab ("LOOKUP_MOUNTPOINT:
> fold path_mountpointat() into path_lookupat()")
>
> Without filename_mountpoint and path_mountpoint(), the
> numbers should be four & three:
>
> "These four correspond roughly to the three path_*() functions"
>
> Signed-off-by: Fox Chen <foxhlchen@gmail.com>

Reviewed-by: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.de>

Thanks,
NeilBrown


> ---
>  Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst | 6 +++---
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
> index a65cb477d524..66697db74955 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
> @@ -652,9 +652,9 @@ restarts from the top with REF-walk.
>  
>  This pattern of "try RCU-walk, if that fails try REF-walk" can be
>  clearly seen in functions like ``filename_lookup()``,
> -``filename_parentat()``, ``filename_mountpoint()``,
> -``do_filp_open()``, and ``do_file_open_root()``.  These five
> -correspond roughly to the four ``path_*()`` functions we met earlier,
> +``filename_parentat()``,
> +``do_filp_open()``, and ``do_file_open_root()``.  These four
> +correspond roughly to the three ``path_*()`` functions we met earlier,
>  each of which calls ``link_path_walk()``.  The ``path_*()`` functions are
>  called using different mode flags until a mode is found which works.
>  They are first called with ``LOOKUP_RCU`` set to request "RCU-walk".  If
> -- 
> 2.30.2

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Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-16  5:47 [PATCH v2 00/12] docs: path-lookup: Update pathlookup docs Fox Chen
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 01/12] docs: path-lookup: update follow_managed() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  0:52   ` NeilBrown
2021-04-19  2:17   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-04-19  2:33     ` Fox Chen
2021-04-19  3:25       ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-04-19  3:33         ` Fox Chen
2021-04-19 19:22           ` Jonathan Corbet
2021-04-20  1:12             ` Fox Chen
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 02/12] docs: path-lookup: update path_to_nameidata() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:00   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 03/12] docs: path-lookup: update path_mountpoint() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:03   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 04/12] docs: path-lookup: update do_last() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:17   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 05/12] docs: path-lookup: remove filename_mountpoint Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:20   ` NeilBrown [this message]
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 06/12] docs: path-lookup: Add macro name to symlink limit description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:22   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 07/12] docs: path-lookup: i_op->follow_link replaced with i_op->get_link Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:28   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 08/12] docs: path-lookup: update i_op->put_link and cookie description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:37   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 09/12] docs: path-lookup: no get_link() Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:41   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 10/12] docs: path-lookup: update WALK_GET, WALK_PUT desc Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:47   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 11/12] docs: path-lookup: update get_link() ->follow_link description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:54   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 12/12] docs: path-lookup: update symlink description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:59   ` NeilBrown
2021-04-19  2:34     ` Fox Chen
2021-04-13 21:18 ` [PATCH v2 00/12] docs: path-lookup: Update pathlookup docs Jonathan Corbet
2021-04-13 22:26   ` NeilBrown

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