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From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org>
To: Frank van der Linden <fllinden@amazon.com>
Cc: chuck.lever@oracle.com, linux-nfs@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 00/10] server side user xattr support (RFC 8276)
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:53:47 -0400
Message-ID: <20200625165347.GB30655@fieldses.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200623223927.31795-1-fllinden@amazon.com>

By the way, I can't remember if I asked this before: is there a
particular use case that motivates this xattr work?

--b.

On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 10:39:17PM +0000, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> v3:
>   * Rebase to v5.8-rc2
>   * Use length probe + allocate + query for the listxattr and setxattr
>     operations to avoid allocating unneeded space.
>   * Because of the above, drop the 'use kvmalloc for svcxdr_tmpalloc' patch,
>     as it's no longer needed.
> 
> v2:
>   * As per the discussion, user extended attributes are enabled if
>     the client and server support them (e.g. they support 4.2 and
>     advertise the user extended attribute FATTR). There are no longer
>     options to switch them off.
>   * The code is no longer conditioned on a config option.
>   * The number of patches has been reduced somewhat by merging
>     smaller, related ones.
>   * Renamed some functions and added parameter comments as requested.
> 
> v1:
> 
>   * Split in to client and server (changed from the original RFC patch).
> 
> Original RFC combined set is here:
> 
> https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-nfs/msg74843.html
> 
> In general, these patches were, both server and client, tested as
> follows:
> 	* stress-ng-xattr with 1000 workers
> 	* Test all corner cases (XATTR_SIZE_*)
> 	* Test all failure cases (no xattr, setxattr with different or
> 	  invalid flags, etc).
> 	* Verify the content of xattrs across several operations.
> 	* Use KASAN and KMEMLEAK for a longer mix of testruns to verify
> 	  that there were no leaks (after unmounting the filesystem).
>  	* Interop run against FreeBSD server/client implementation.
>  	* Ran xfstests-dev, with no unexpected/new failures as compared
> 	  to an unpatched kernel. To fully use xfstests-dev, it needed
> 	  some modifications, as it expects to either use all xattr
> 	  namespaces, or none. Whereas NFS only suppors the "user."
> 	  namespace (+ optional ACLs). I will send the changes in
> 	  seperately.
> 
> 
> Frank van der Linden (10):
>   xattr: break delegations in {set,remove}xattr
>   xattr: add a function to check if a namespace is supported
>   nfs,nfsd: NFSv4.2 extended attribute protocol definitions
>   nfsd: split off the write decode code in to a separate function
>   nfsd: add defines for NFSv4.2 extended attribute support
>   nfsd: define xattr functions to call in to their vfs counterparts
>   nfsd: take xattr bits in to account for permission checks
>   nfsd: add structure definitions for xattr requests / responses
>   nfsd: implement the xattr functions and en/decode logic
>   nfsd: add fattr support for user extended attributes
> 
>  fs/nfsd/nfs4proc.c        | 128 ++++++++-
>  fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c         | 531 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>  fs/nfsd/nfsd.h            |   5 +-
>  fs/nfsd/vfs.c             | 239 +++++++++++++++++
>  fs/nfsd/vfs.h             |  10 +
>  fs/nfsd/xdr4.h            |  31 +++
>  fs/xattr.c                | 111 +++++++-
>  include/linux/nfs4.h      |  22 +-
>  include/linux/xattr.h     |   4 +
>  include/uapi/linux/nfs4.h |   3 +
>  10 files changed, 1044 insertions(+), 40 deletions(-)
> 
> -- 
> 2.17.2

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Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-23 22:39 Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 01/10] xattr: break delegations in {set,remove}xattr Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 02/10] xattr: add a function to check if a namespace is supported Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 03/10] nfs,nfsd: NFSv4.2 extended attribute protocol definitions Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 04/10] nfsd: split off the write decode code in to a separate function Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 05/10] nfsd: add defines for NFSv4.2 extended attribute support Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 06/10] nfsd: define xattr functions to call in to their vfs counterparts Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 07/10] nfsd: take xattr bits in to account for permission checks Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 08/10] nfsd: add structure definitions for xattr requests / responses Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 09/10] nfsd: implement the xattr functions and en/decode logic Frank van der Linden
2020-06-23 22:39 ` [PATCH v3 10/10] nfsd: add fattr support for user extended attributes Frank van der Linden
2020-06-25 16:50 ` [PATCH v3 00/10] server side user xattr support (RFC 8276) J. Bruce Fields
2020-06-25 17:13   ` Frank van der Linden
2020-06-25 16:53 ` J. Bruce Fields [this message]
2020-06-25 17:39   ` Frank van der Linden
2020-06-25 20:07     ` J. Bruce Fields
2020-07-04 14:37 ` Chuck Lever

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