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From: Steve Dickson <SteveD@redhat.com>
To: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.de>
Cc: Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com>,
	Linux NFS Mailing List <linux-nfs@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH/RFC] mount: improve signal management when locking mtab.
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:30:17 -0400
Message-ID: <4E0A0FA9.6080707@RedHat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110628121144.0afb228e@notabene.brown>



On 06/27/2011 10:11 PM, NeilBrown wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:03:20 -0400 Steve Dickson <SteveD@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> On 06/23/2011 12:09 PM, Chuck Lever wrote:
>>>
>>> On Jun 22, 2011, at 5:20 PM, NeilBrown wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 09:08:25 -0600 Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Since we are going to adopt libmount for mount.nfs in the near future, would it be better to update libmount instead?
>>>>
>>>> How near?
>>>>
>>>> Libmount appears to get signal handling right already (though I haven't
>>>> tested it).  It blocks all signals rather than catching some of them.
>>>>
>>>> So switching to libmount would a perfectly reasonably response.  However if
>>>> that is more than a few weeks away I think I would rather see this fixed up
>>>> anyway...
>>>
>>> We have a libmount-based mount.nfs already in the nfs-utils tree, IIRC.  I don't think we yet have a generic plan for switching to installing that one by default.  Steve?
>> Well a while back I did add the libmount code along with --enable-libmount-mount 
>> configure flag. This flag has been enabled for a while now in the 
>> pre release of Fedora 16 so it will on in the release of f16. 
>>
>> Plus I am looking to make a nfs-utils release... I'm in the process of
>> clean things up just to do that. So I would be willing to enable the libmount
>> code to be on by default. But I am concern not all distros do include
>> the libmount code... 
>>
>> Some clarity... If the libmount code is enabled, this patch is not needed?
>>
> 
> No it is not ... however it would be nice if the affected code wasn't even
> compiled in.
> 
> i.e. which a patch like this, it will not even compile the offending code if
> libmount is selected.
> 
> NeilBrown
> 
> 
> diff --git a/utils/mount/Makefile.am b/utils/mount/Makefile.am
> index 056293c..7bc3e2b 100644
> --- a/utils/mount/Makefile.am
> +++ b/utils/mount/Makefile.am
> @@ -9,11 +9,10 @@ man5_MANS	= nfs.man
>  
>  sbin_PROGRAMS	= mount.nfs
>  EXTRA_DIST = nfsmount.x $(man8_MANS) $(man5_MANS)
> -mount_common = error.c network.c fstab.c token.c \
> +mount_common = error.c network.c token.c \
>  		    parse_opt.c parse_dev.c \
>  		    nfsmount.c nfs4mount.c stropts.c\
> -		    nfsumount.c \
> -		    mount_constants.h error.h network.h fstab.h token.h \
> +		    mount_constants.h error.h network.h token.h \
>  		    parse_opt.h parse_dev.h \
>  		    nfs4_mount.h nfs_mount4.h stropts.h version.h \
>  		    mount_config.h utils.c utils.h
> @@ -33,7 +32,8 @@ if CONFIG_LIBMOUNT
>  mount_nfs_SOURCES += mount_libmount.c
>  mount_nfs_LDADD += $(LIBMOUNT)
>  else
> -mount_nfs_SOURCES += mount.c
> +mount_nfs_SOURCES += mount.c fstab.c nfsumount.c fstab.h
> +
>  endif
>  
>  MAINTAINERCLEANFILES = Makefile.in
Good point.... I will take both patches...

steved.

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-06-22  6:38 NeilBrown
2011-06-22 15:08 ` Chuck Lever
2011-06-22 23:20   ` NeilBrown
2011-06-23 16:09     ` Chuck Lever
2011-06-27 17:03       ` Steve Dickson
2011-06-28  2:11         ` NeilBrown
2011-06-28 17:30           ` Steve Dickson [this message]
2011-06-29 14:27 ` Steve Dickson

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