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From: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>,
	Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	"Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org, linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V5 00/12] Enable per-file/per-directory DAX operations V5
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 11:49:32 +1100
Message-ID: <20200312004932.GH10776@dread.disaster.area> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200311064412.GA11819@lst.de>

On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 07:44:12AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 05:39:42PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > IOWs, the dax_associate_page() related functionality probably needs
> > to be a filesystem callout - part of the aops vector, I think, so
> > that device dax can still use it. That way XFS can go it's own way,
> > while ext4 and device dax can continue to use the existing mechanism
> > mechanisn that is currently implemented....
> 
> s/XFS/XFS with rmap/, as most XFS file systems currently don't have
> that enabled we'll also need to keep the legacy path around.

Sure, that's trivially easy to handle in the XFS code once the
callouts are in place.

But, quite frankly, we can enforce rmap to be enabled 
enabled because nobody is using a reflink enabled FS w/ DAX right
now. Everyone will have to mkfs their filesystems anyway to enable
reflink+dax, so we simply don't allow reflink+dax to be enabled
unless rmap is also enabled. Simple, easy, trivial.

Cheers,

Dave.
-- 
Dave Chinner
david@fromorbit.com

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Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-27  5:24 ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 01/12] fs/xfs: Remove unnecessary initialization of i_rwsem ira.weiny
2020-02-27 17:25   ` Ira Weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 02/12] fs: Remove unneeded IS_DAX() check ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 03/12] fs/stat: Define DAX statx attribute ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 04/12] fs/xfs: Isolate the physical DAX flag from enabled ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 05/12] fs/xfs: Create function xfs_inode_enable_dax() ira.weiny
2020-03-01 22:37   ` Dave Chinner
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 06/12] fs: Add locking for a dynamic address space operations state ira.weiny
2020-03-02  1:26   ` Dave Chinner
2020-03-02  1:36     ` Dave Chinner
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 07/12] fs: Prevent DAX state change if file is mmap'ed ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 08/12] fs/xfs: Hold off aops users while changing DAX state ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 09/12] fs/xfs: Clean up locking in dax invalidate ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 10/12] fs/xfs: Allow toggle of effective DAX flag ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 11/12] fs/xfs: Remove xfs_diflags_to_linux() ira.weiny
2020-02-27  5:24 ` [PATCH V5 12/12] Documentation/dax: Update Usage section ira.weiny
2020-03-05 15:51 ` [PATCH V5 00/12] Enable per-file/per-directory DAX operations V5 Christoph Hellwig
2020-03-09 17:04   ` Ira Weiny
2020-03-11  3:36     ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-03-11  6:29       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-03-11 17:07         ` Dan Williams
2020-03-16  9:52           ` Jan Kara
2020-03-16  9:55             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-01  4:00               ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-04-01 10:25                 ` Jan Kara
2020-04-02  8:53                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-02 20:55                     ` Ira Weiny
2020-04-03  7:27                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-03 15:48                         ` Ira Weiny
2020-04-03 17:03                           ` Jan Kara
2020-04-03 18:18                             ` Ira Weiny
2020-04-03 18:21                               ` Ira Weiny
2020-04-03 18:37                               ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-04-05  6:19                                 ` Ira Weiny
2020-04-06 10:00                               ` Jan Kara
2020-04-03 18:29                             ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-04-03 16:05                         ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-04-03  4:39                 ` Ira Weiny
2020-03-11  6:39       ` Dave Chinner
2020-03-11  6:44         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-03-11 17:07           ` Dan Williams
2020-03-12  0:49           ` Dave Chinner [this message]
2020-03-12  3:00             ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-03-12  7:27             ` Christoph Hellwig

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