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From: Matthew Bobrowski <mbobrowski@mbobrowski.org>
To: Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: tytso@mit.edu, jack@suse.cz, adilger.kernel@dilger.ca,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	hch@infradead.org, david@fromorbit.com, darrick.wong@oracle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 3/8] ext4: introduce new callback for IOMAP_REPORT operations
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 23:08:18 +1100
Message-ID: <20191009120816.GH14749@poseidon.bobrowski.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191009060022.4878542049@d06av24.portsmouth.uk.ibm.com>

On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 11:30:21AM +0530, Ritesh Harjani wrote:
> > +static u16 ext4_iomap_check_delalloc(struct inode *inode,
> > +				     struct ext4_map_blocks *map)
> > +{
> > +	struct extent_status es;
> > +	ext4_lblk_t end = map->m_lblk + map->m_len - 1;
> > +
> > +	ext4_es_find_extent_range(inode, &ext4_es_is_delayed, map->m_lblk,
> > +				  end, &es);
> > +
> > +	/* Entire range is a hole */
> > +	if (!es.es_len || es.es_lblk > end)
> > +		return IOMAP_HOLE;
> > +	if (es.es_lblk <= map->m_lblk) {
> > +		ext4_lblk_t offset = 0;
> > +
> > +		if (es.es_lblk < map->m_lblk)
> > +			offset = map->m_lblk - es.es_lblk;
> > +		map->m_lblk = es.es_lblk + offset;
> This looks redundant no? map->m_lblk never changes actually.
> So this is not needed here.

Well, it depends if map->m_lblk == es.es_lblk + offset prior to the
assignment? If that's always true, then sure, it'd be redundant. But
honestly, I don't know what the downstream effect would be if this was
removed. I'd have to look at the code, perform some tests, and figure
it out.

> > +	map.m_lblk = first_block;
> > +	map.m_len = last_block = first_block + 1;
> > +	ret = ext4_map_blocks(NULL, inode, &map, 0);
> > +	if (ret < 0)
> > +		return ret;
> > +	if (ret == 0)
> > +		type = ext4_iomap_check_delalloc(inode, &map);
> > +	return ext4_set_iomap(inode, iomap, type, first_block, &map);
> We don't need to send first_block here. Since map->m_lblk
> is same as first_block.
> Also with Jan comment, we don't even need 'type' parameter.
> Then we should be able to rename the function
> ext4_set_iomap ==> ext4_map_to_iomap. This better reflects what it is
> doing. Thoughts?

Depends on what we conclude in 1/8. :)

I'm for removing 'first_block', but still not convinced removing
'type' is heading down the right track if I were to forward think a
little.

--<M>--


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Thread overview: 47+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-03 11:32 [PATCH v4 0/8] ext4: port direct I/O to iomap infrastructure Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-03 11:33 ` [PATCH v4 1/8] ext4: move out iomap field population into separate helper Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 10:27   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09  8:57     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09 13:06       ` Jan Kara
2019-10-10  5:39         ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09  6:02   ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-09  7:07     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-09  7:50       ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-09  9:09         ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-03 11:33 ` [PATCH v4 2/8] ext4: move out IOMAP_WRITE path " Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 10:31   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09  9:18     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09  6:22   ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-09  9:31     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-03 11:33 ` [PATCH v4 3/8] ext4: introduce new callback for IOMAP_REPORT operations Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 10:42   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09  9:41     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09  6:00   ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-09 12:08     ` Matthew Bobrowski [this message]
2019-10-09 13:14       ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-03 11:34 ` [PATCH v4 4/8] ext4: introduce direct I/O read path using iomap infrastructure Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 10:52   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09 10:55     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09  6:39   ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-03 11:34 ` [PATCH v4 5/8] ext4: move inode extension/truncate code out from ->iomap_end() callback Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 11:25   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09 10:18     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09 12:51       ` Jan Kara
2019-10-10  5:44         ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09  6:27   ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-09 10:20     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-03 11:34 ` [PATCH v4 6/8] ext4: move inode extension checks out from ext4_iomap_alloc() Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 11:27   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09 10:21     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09  6:30   ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-09 10:39     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-03 11:34 ` [PATCH v4 7/8] ext4: reorder map.m_flags checks in ext4_set_iomap() Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 11:30   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09 10:42     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-09  6:35   ` Ritesh Harjani
2019-10-09 10:43     ` Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-03 11:35 ` [PATCH v4 8/8] ext4: introduce direct I/O write path using iomap infrastructure Matthew Bobrowski
2019-10-08 15:12   ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09  7:11     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-09 13:41       ` Jan Kara
2019-10-09 11:53     ` Matthew Bobrowski

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