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    Subject[PATCH] allow file system to configure for no leases

    Attached is a small patch to allow file systems to inform the file
    system independent layers that they don't support file leases.

    The problem is that some file system such as NFSv2 and NFSv3 do
    not have sufficient support to be able to support leases correctly.
    In particular for these two file systems, there is no over the wire
    protocol support.

    Currently, these two file systems fail the fcntl(F_SETLEASE) call
    accidently, due to a reference counting difference. These file systems
    should fail more consciously, with a proper error to indicate that
    the call is invalid for them.


    --- linux-2.6.21.i686/fs/nfs/
    +++ linux-2.6.21.i686/fs/nfs/super.c
    @@ -522,6 +522,9 @@ static inline void nfs_initialise_sb(str

    sb->s_magic = NFS_SUPER_MAGIC;

    + if (server->nfs_client->cl_nfsversion < 4)
    + sb->s_flags |= MS_NO_LEASES;
    /* We probably want something more informative here */
    snprintf(sb->s_id, sizeof(sb->s_id),
    "%x:%x", MAJOR(sb->s_dev), MINOR(sb->s_dev));
    --- linux-2.6.21.i686/fs/
    +++ linux-2.6.21.i686/fs/locks.c
    @@ -1493,6 +1493,8 @@ int fcntl_setlease(unsigned int fd, stru
    error = security_file_lock(filp, arg);
    if (error)
    return error;
    + if (IS_NO_LEASES(inode))
    + return -EINVAL;

    error = lease_init(filp, arg, &fl);
    --- linux-2.6.21.i686/include/linux/
    +++ linux-2.6.21.i686/include/linux/fs.h
    @@ -121,6 +121,7 @@ extern int dir_notify_enable;
    #define MS_SLAVE (1<<19) /* change to slave */
    #define MS_SHARED (1<<20) /* change to shared */
    #define MS_RELATIME (1<<21) /* Update atime relative to mtime/ctime. */
    +#define MS_NO_LEASES (1<<22) /* fs does not support leases */
    #define MS_ACTIVE (1<<30)
    #define MS_NOUSER (1<<31)

    @@ -180,6 +181,7 @@ extern int dir_notify_enable;
    #define IS_NOCMTIME(inode) ((inode)->i_flags & S_NOCMTIME)
    #define IS_SWAPFILE(inode) ((inode)->i_flags & S_SWAPFILE)
    #define IS_PRIVATE(inode) ((inode)->i_flags & S_PRIVATE)
    +#define IS_NO_LEASES(inode) __IS_FLG(inode, MS_NO_LEASES)

    /* the read-only stuff doesn't really belong here, but any other place is
    probably as bad and I don't want to create yet another include file. */
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