Better interop for NFS/SMB file share mode/reservation
J. Bruce Fields
bfields at fieldses.org
Fri Feb 8 20:16:49 UTC 2019
On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 10:02:43PM +0200, Amir Goldstein wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 5:51 PM J. Bruce Fields <bfields at fieldses.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 04:45:46PM +0200, Amir Goldstein wrote:
> > > - check_conflicting_open() is changed to use inode_is_open_for_read()
> > > instead of checking d_count and i_count.
> > Independently of the rest, I'd love to do away with those
> > d_count/i_count checks. What's inode_is_open_for_read()?
> It would look maybe something like this:
> static inline bool file_is_open_for_read(const struct inode *file)
> struct inode *inode = file_inode(file);
> int countself = (file->f_mode & (FMODE_READ | FMODE_WRITE)) ==
> FMODE_READ) ? 1 : 0;
> return atomic_read(&inode->i_readcount) > countself;
> And it would allow for acquiring F_WRLCK lease if other
> instances of inode are open O_PATH.
> A slight change of semantics that seems harmless(?)
> and will allow some flexibility.
How did I not know about i_readcount? (Looking) I guess it would mean
adding some dependence on CONFIG_IMA, hm.
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