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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] vfs: grab the lock instead of blocking in __fd_install during resizing
On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 07:41:11AM -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 3:58 AM, Mateusz Guzik <mguzik@redhat.com> wrote:
> > Explicit locking in the fallback case provides a safe state of the
> > table. Getting rid of blocking semantics makes __fd_install usable
> > again in non-sleepable contexts, which easies backporting efforts.
> >
> > There is a side effect of slightly nicer assembly for the common case
> > as might_sleep can now be removed.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Mateusz Guzik <mguzik@redhat.com>
> > ---
> > Documentation/filesystems/porting | 4 ----
> > fs/file.c | 11 +++++++----
> > 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>
> Nice change !
>
> Reviewed-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>

Hey Eric,

Any chance you could review the patches from Sandhya that make this entire
codepath obsolete?

https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/4/29/20

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