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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 8/14] Union-mount lookup
On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 10:00:45AM -0400, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-05-14 at 15:12 +0530, Bharata B Rao wrote:
> > From: Jan Blunck <j.blunck@tu-harburg.de>
> > Subject: Union-mount lookup
> >
> > Modifies the vfs lookup routines to work with union mounted directories.
> >
> > The existing lookup routines generally lookup for a pathname only in the
> > topmost or given directory. The changed versions of the lookup routines
> > search for the pathname in the entire union mounted stack. Also they have been
> > modified to setup the union stack during lookup from dcache cache and from
> > real_lookup().
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jan Blunck <j.blunck@tu-harburg.de>
> > Signed-off-by: Bharata B Rao <bharata@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > ---
> > fs/dcache.c | 16 +
> > fs/namei.c | 78 +++++-
> > fs/namespace.c | 35 ++
> > fs/union.c | 598 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > include/linux/dcache.h | 17 +
> > include/linux/namei.h | 4
> > include/linux/union.h | 49 ++++
> > 7 files changed, 786 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
> >
> > --- a/fs/dcache.c
> > +++ b/fs/dcache.c
> > @@ -1286,7 +1286,7 @@ struct dentry * d_lookup(struct dentry *
> > return dentry;
> > }
> >
> > -struct dentry * __d_lookup(struct dentry * parent, struct qstr * name)
> > +struct dentry * __d_lookup_single(struct dentry *parent, struct qstr *name)
> > {
> > unsigned int len = name->len;
> > unsigned int hash = name->hash;
> > @@ -1371,6 +1371,20 @@ out:
> > return dentry;
> > }
> >
> > +struct dentry * d_lookup_single(struct dentry *parent, struct qstr *name)
> > +{
> > + struct dentry *dentry;
> > + unsigned long seq;
> > +
> > + do {
> > + seq = read_seqbegin(&rename_lock);
> > + dentry = __d_lookup_single(parent, name);
> > + if (dentry)
> > + break;
> > + } while (read_seqretry(&rename_lock, seq));
> > + return dentry;
> > +}
> > +
> > /**
> > * d_validate - verify dentry provided from insecure source
> > * @dentry: The dentry alleged to be valid child of @dparent
> > --- a/fs/namei.c
> > +++ b/fs/namei.c
> > @@ -374,6 +374,33 @@ void release_open_intent(struct nameidat
> > }
> >
> > static inline struct dentry *
> > +do_revalidate_single(struct dentry *dentry, struct nameidata *nd)
> > +{
> > + int status = dentry->d_op->d_revalidate(dentry, nd);
> > + if (unlikely(status <= 0)) {
>
> d_revalidate() returns a 0 or 1 result, not an error.

Doesn't look like (see the comment below) because this is copied
as-is from do_revalidate().

>
> > + /*
> > + * The dentry failed validation.
> > + * If d_revalidate returned 0 attempt to invalidate
> > + * the dentry otherwise d_revalidate is asking us
> > + * to return a fail status.
> > + */
> > + if (!status) {
> > + if (!d_invalidate(dentry)) {
> > + __dput_single(dentry);
> > + dentry = NULL;
> > + }
> > + } else {
> > + __dput_single(dentry);
> > + dentry = ERR_PTR(status);

Regards,
Bharata.
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