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Subject[GIT PULL] writeback error handling fixes (pile #1)
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On Thu, 2017-07-06 at 06:51 -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> The following changes since commit c86daad2c25bfd4a33d48b7691afaa96d9c5ab46:
>
> Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dtor/input (2017-05-26 16:45:13 -0700)
>
> are available in the git repository at:
>
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jlayton/linux.git tags/for-linus-v4.13-1
>
> for you to fetch changes up to 0f41074a65757b46acbdd4293f0de8a70b147406:
>
> fs: remove call_fsync helper function (2017-07-05 18:44:23 -0400)
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> The main rationale for all of these changes is to tighten up writeback
> error reporting to userland. There are many ways now that writeback
> errors can be lost, such that fsync/fdatasync/msync return 0 when
> writeback actually failed.
>
> This pile contains a small set of cleanups and writeback error handling
> fixes that I was able to break off from the main pile (#2).
>
> Two of the patches in this pile are trivial. The exceptions are the
> patch to fix up error handling in write_one_page, and the patch to make
> JFS pay attention to write_one_page errors.
>
> Side note: I'm not going to send a PR for the remaining locking
> patches. Al picked up most of the file locking / fcntl patches from my
> series in one of his PRs, so all that's left is the l_pid rework from
> Ben. I think it's reasonable to give those a full cycle to soak in -next
> as they came in rather late in this cycle anyway.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> Dave Kleikamp (1):
> JFS: do not ignore return code from write_one_page()
>
> Jeff Layton (3):
> mm: drop "wait" parameter from write_one_page()
> mm: clean up error handling in write_one_page
> fs: remove call_fsync helper function
>
> fs/exofs/dir.c | 2 +-
> fs/ext2/dir.c | 2 +-
> fs/jfs/jfs_metapage.c | 7 +++++--
> fs/jfs/jfs_metapage.h | 1 +
> fs/minix/dir.c | 2 +-
> fs/sync.c | 2 +-
> fs/sysv/dir.c | 2 +-
> fs/ufs/dir.c | 2 +-
> include/linux/fs.h | 6 ------
> include/linux/mm.h | 2 +-
> ipc/shm.c | 2 +-
> mm/page-writeback.c | 19 +++++++++----------
> 12 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)


Obviously, this should have had [GIT PULL] in the subject...
--
Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>

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