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Date:   Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:31:50 +0100
From:   Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:     Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
Cc:     linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org, Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>,
        Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>, linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@...ux.intel.com>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs, dax: unify IOMAP_F_DIRTY read vs write handling
 policy in the dax core

On Mon 13-11-17 17:27:54, Dan Williams wrote:
> While reviewing whether MAP_SYNC should strengthen its current guarantee
> of syncing writes from the initiating process to also include
> third-party readers observing dirty metadata, Dave pointed out that the
> check of IOMAP_WRITE is misplaced.
> 
> The policy of what to with IOMAP_F_DIRTY should be separated from the
> generic filesystem mechanism of reporting dirty metadata. Move this
> policy to the fs-dax core to simplify the per-filesystem iomap handlers,
> and further centralize code that implements the MAP_SYNC policy. This
> otherwise should not change behavior, it just makes it easier to change
> behavior in the future.
> 
> Cc: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
> Cc: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
> Cc: Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@...ux.intel.com>
> Reported-by: Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
> ---
> This is an additional cleanup I want to include in the 4.15 merge
> request for the MAP_SYNC feature. Please review, I'm looking to send the
> pull request towards the end of the week.

The patch looks fine to me. You can add:

Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>

								Honza

> 
> 
>  fs/dax.c           |   15 +++++++++++++--
>  fs/ext4/inode.c    |    2 +-
>  fs/xfs/xfs_iomap.c |    6 +++---
>  3 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/dax.c b/fs/dax.c
> index 78233c716757..27ba300660ff 100644
> --- a/fs/dax.c
> +++ b/fs/dax.c
> @@ -1079,6 +1079,17 @@ static int dax_fault_return(int error)
>  	return VM_FAULT_SIGBUS;
>  }
>  
> +/*
> + * MAP_SYNC on a dax mapping guarantees dirty metadata is
> + * flushed on write-faults (non-cow), but not read-faults.
> + */
> +static bool dax_fault_is_synchronous(unsigned long flags,
> +		struct vm_area_struct *vma, struct iomap *iomap)
> +{
> +	return (flags & IOMAP_WRITE) && (vma->vm_flags & VM_SYNC)
> +		&& (iomap->flags & IOMAP_F_DIRTY);
> +}
> +
>  static int dax_iomap_pte_fault(struct vm_fault *vmf, pfn_t *pfnp,
>  			       const struct iomap_ops *ops)
>  {
> @@ -1170,7 +1181,7 @@ static int dax_iomap_pte_fault(struct vm_fault *vmf, pfn_t *pfnp,
>  		goto finish_iomap;
>  	}
>  
> -	sync = (vma->vm_flags & VM_SYNC) && (iomap.flags & IOMAP_F_DIRTY);
> +	sync = dax_fault_is_synchronous(flags, vma, &iomap);
>  
>  	switch (iomap.type) {
>  	case IOMAP_MAPPED:
> @@ -1390,7 +1401,7 @@ static int dax_iomap_pmd_fault(struct vm_fault *vmf, pfn_t *pfnp,
>  	if (iomap.offset + iomap.length < pos + PMD_SIZE)
>  		goto finish_iomap;
>  
> -	sync = (vma->vm_flags & VM_SYNC) && (iomap.flags & IOMAP_F_DIRTY);
> +	sync = dax_fault_is_synchronous(iomap_flags, vma, &iomap);
>  
>  	switch (iomap.type) {
>  	case IOMAP_MAPPED:
> diff --git a/fs/ext4/inode.c b/fs/ext4/inode.c
> index 13a198924a0f..ee4d907a4251 100644
> --- a/fs/ext4/inode.c
> +++ b/fs/ext4/inode.c
> @@ -3479,7 +3479,7 @@ static int ext4_iomap_begin(struct inode *inode, loff_t offset, loff_t length,
>  	}
>  
>  	iomap->flags = 0;
> -	if ((flags & IOMAP_WRITE) && ext4_inode_datasync_dirty(inode))
> +	if (ext4_inode_datasync_dirty(inode))
>  		iomap->flags |= IOMAP_F_DIRTY;
>  	iomap->bdev = inode->i_sb->s_bdev;
>  	iomap->dax_dev = sbi->s_daxdev;
> diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_iomap.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_iomap.c
> index b43be199fbdf..888b60189983 100644
> --- a/fs/xfs/xfs_iomap.c
> +++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_iomap.c
> @@ -1087,9 +1087,9 @@ xfs_file_iomap_begin(
>  		trace_xfs_iomap_found(ip, offset, length, 0, &imap);
>  	}
>  
> -	if ((flags & IOMAP_WRITE) && xfs_ipincount(ip) &&
> -	    (ip->i_itemp->ili_fsync_fields & ~XFS_ILOG_TIMESTAMP))
> -		iomap->flags |= IOMAP_F_DIRTY;
> +	if (xfs_ipincount(ip))
> +		if (ip->i_itemp->ili_fsync_fields & ~XFS_ILOG_TIMESTAMP)
> +			iomap->flags |= IOMAP_F_DIRTY;
>  
>  	xfs_bmbt_to_iomap(ip, iomap, &imap);
>  
> 
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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