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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/10] Introduce mm_has_pending_aio() helper
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ntl@pobox.com writes:

> From: Nathan Lynch <ntl@pobox.com>
>
> Support for AIO is on the to-do list, but until that is implemented,
> checkpoint will have to fail if a mm_struct has outstanding AIO
> contexts. Add a mm_has_pending_aio() helper function for this
> purpose.

Just because a process has an io context, doesn't mean that the process
has active outstanding requests. So, is this really what you wanted to
test?

Cheers,
Jeff

> Based on original "check_for_outstanding_aio" patch by Serge Hallyn.
>
> Signed-off-by: Serge E. Hallyn <serge@hallyn.com>
> [ntl: changed name and return type to clearly express semantics]
> [ntl: added kerneldoc]
> Signed-off-by: Nathan Lynch <ntl@pobox.com>
> ---
> fs/aio.c | 27 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/aio.h | 2 ++
> 2 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/aio.c b/fs/aio.c
> index 8c8f6c5..1acbc99 100644
> --- a/fs/aio.c
> +++ b/fs/aio.c
> @@ -1847,3 +1847,30 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE5(io_getevents, aio_context_t, ctx_id,
> asmlinkage_protect(5, ret, ctx_id, min_nr, nr, events, timeout);
> return ret;
> }
> +
> +/**
> + * mm_has_pending_aio() - check for outstanding AIO operations
> + * @mm: The mm_struct to check.
> + *
> + * Returns true if there is at least one non-dead kioctx on
> + * @mm->ioctx_list. Note that the result of this function is
> + * unreliable unless the caller has ensured that new requests cannot
> + * be submitted against @mm (e.g. through freezing the associated
> + * tasks).
> + */
> +bool mm_has_pending_aio(struct mm_struct *mm)
> +{
> + struct kioctx *ctx;
> + struct hlist_node *n;
> + bool has_aio = false;
> +
> + rcu_read_lock();
> + hlist_for_each_entry_rcu(ctx, n, &mm->ioctx_list, list) {
> + if (!ctx->dead) {
> + has_aio = true;
> + break;
> + }
> + }
> + rcu_read_unlock();
> + return has_aio;
> +}
> diff --git a/include/linux/aio.h b/include/linux/aio.h
> index 7a8db41..39d9936 100644
> --- a/include/linux/aio.h
> +++ b/include/linux/aio.h
> @@ -214,6 +214,7 @@ struct mm_struct;
> extern void exit_aio(struct mm_struct *mm);
> extern long do_io_submit(aio_context_t ctx_id, long nr,
> struct iocb __user *__user *iocbpp, bool compat);
> +extern bool mm_has_pending_aio(struct mm_struct *mm);
> #else
> static inline ssize_t wait_on_sync_kiocb(struct kiocb *iocb) { return 0; }
> static inline int aio_put_req(struct kiocb *iocb) { return 0; }
> @@ -224,6 +225,7 @@ static inline void exit_aio(struct mm_struct *mm) { }
> static inline long do_io_submit(aio_context_t ctx_id, long nr,
> struct iocb __user * __user *iocbpp,
> bool compat) { return 0; }
> +static inline bool mm_has_pending_aio(struct mm_struct *mm) { return false; }
> #endif /* CONFIG_AIO */
>
> static inline struct kiocb *list_kiocb(struct list_head *h)


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