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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 03/12] docs: path-lookup: update path_mountpoint() part
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:03:51 +1000
Message-ID: <87eef72ih4.fsf@notabene.neil.brown.name> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210316054727.25655-4-foxhlchen@gmail.com>


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On Tue, Mar 16 2021, Fox Chen wrote:

> path_mountpoint() doesn't exist anymore. Have been folded
> into path_lookup_at when flag is set with LOOKUP_MOUNTPOINT.
> Check commit: commit 161aff1d93abf0e ("LOOKUP_MOUNTPOINT: fold
> path_mountpointat() into path_lookupat()")
>
> Signed-off-by: Fox Chen <foxhlchen@gmail.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst | 12 +++++-------
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
> index a29d714431a3..b6a301b78121 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
> @@ -472,7 +472,7 @@ Handling the final component
>  ``nd->last_type`` to refer to the final component of the path.  It does
>  not call ``walk_component()`` that last time.  Handling that final
>  component remains for the caller to sort out. Those callers are
> -``path_lookupat()``, ``path_parentat()``, ``path_mountpoint()`` and
> +``path_lookupat()``, ``path_parentat()`` and
>  ``path_openat()`` each of which handles the differing requirements of
>  different system calls.
>  
> @@ -488,12 +488,10 @@ perform their operation.
>  object is wanted such as by ``stat()`` or ``chmod()``.  It essentially just
>  calls ``walk_component()`` on the final component through a call to
>  ``lookup_last()``.  ``path_lookupat()`` returns just the final dentry.
> -
> -``path_mountpoint()`` handles the special case of unmounting which must
> -not try to revalidate the mounted filesystem.  It effectively
> -contains, through a call to ``mountpoint_last()``, an alternate
> -implementation of ``lookup_slow()`` which skips that step.  This is
> -important when unmounting a filesystem that is inaccessible, such as
> +It is worth noting that when flag ``LOOKUP_MOUNTPOINT`` is set,
> +``path_lookupat()`` will unset LOOKUP_JUMPED in nameidata so that in the further

I would say "subsequent" rather than "further".

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

Thanks,
NeilBrown


> +path traversal ``d_weak_revalidate()`` won't be called.
> +This is important when unmounting a filesystem that is inaccessible, such as
>  one provided by a dead NFS server.
>  
>  Finally ``path_openat()`` is used for the ``open()`` system call; it
> -- 
> 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 [this message]
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
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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