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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] fuse: wait for writeback in fuse_file_fallocate()
08/13/2013 05:23 PM, Brian Foster пишет:
> On 08/13/2013 08:56 AM, Maxim Patlasov wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> 08/13/2013 04:05 PM, Brian Foster пишет:
>>> ...
>>> @@ -2478,8 +2516,11 @@ static long fuse_file_fallocate(struct file
>>> *file, int mode, loff_t offset,
>>> if (lock_inode) {
>>> mutex_lock(&inode->i_mutex);
>>> - if (mode & FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE)
>>> - fuse_set_nowrite(inode);
>>> + if (mode & FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE) {
>>> + truncate_pagecache_range(inode, offset,
>>> + offset + length - 1);
>>> + fuse_wait_on_writeback(inode, offset, length);
>>> + }
>>> If this happens to be the first attempt on an fs that doesn't support
>>> fallocate, we'll return -EOPNOTSUPP after having already punched out the
>>> data in the pagecache.
>> Yes, this is unpleasant, but it's not critical, imo. We're returning an
>> error code (even though equal to -EOPNOTSUPP) and a sane application
>> should not make any assumption about current state of the punched
>> region. Also, the application intended to discard given region of the
>> file, so why should it pay care for its content afterwards?
>>
> I agree, though most users probably wouldn't expect that a blatant error
> like EOPNOTSUPP leave the range in a weird state. What's more, it only
> does so if it's the first attempt and behaves more appropriately after
> that.
>
>>> What about replacing the nowrite logic with a
>>> flush (and still followed by your new writeback wait logic) rather than
>>> moving the pagecache truncate?
>> The "flush" you mentioned should firstly flush page cache.
>> invalidate_inode_pages2_range() seems to be a candidate. We definitely
>> cannot ignore error code from it because it can be fuse_launder_page()
>> who got -ENOMEM from fuse_writepage_locked(). In case of err == -ENOMEM,
>> we could safely fail fallocate, but what should we do if it's -EBUSY?
>> Any ideas?
>>
> I was referring to something like filemap_write_and_wait_range(), for
> example. Then continue to use truncate_pagecache_range() as we do today.
> Thoughts

Looks nice. I'll send updated patch after some testing. Thanks a lot for
the suggestion!

Maxim
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