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Date:	Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:25:26 -0500
From:	Eric Sandeen <sandeen@...hat.com>
To:	ext4 development <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
CC:	Anand Avati <avati@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC] ext4: add ioctl to force 32-bit hashes from indexed
 dirs

On 3/28/13 11:14 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> This adds a new ioctl, EXT4_IOC_32BITHASH, which allows a
> userspace application to request 32-bit rather than 64-bit
> hashes from readdir on an indexed / dx / htree directory.
> 
> Gluster had been relying on the top bits of the d_off being
> free; there are some reports that filling all 64 bits breaks
> Samba as well.  The infrastructure to return 32-bit hashes
> already exists; NFS can turn it on, and it's turned on for
> 32-bit processes as well.  So it's just a matter of flipping
> on the f_mode flag before readdir starts.
> 
> Care needs to be taken that we don't change the FMODE flag
> after readdir has been started, so we make sure that
> filp->private_data has not yet been set before we set the flag
> (Thanks Zach!).

Hm, it crosses my mind that the ability to send 0/1 to the
ioctl may be pointless, perhaps it should be an _IO not
_IOW; since once we have started readdir we will return
-EINVAL, I'm not sure we'd ever have occasion to
turn 32-bit hashing back "off."

-Eric

> Pre-submission-fixes-by: Zach Brown <zab@...hat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@...hat.com>
> ---
> 
> diff --git a/fs/ext4/dir.c b/fs/ext4/dir.c
> index d8cd1f0..5e3a316 100644
> --- a/fs/ext4/dir.c
> +++ b/fs/ext4/dir.c
> @@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ static int ext4_dx_readdir(struct file *filp,
>   *
>   * Return 1 if it is a dx dir, 0 if not
>   */
> -static int is_dx_dir(struct inode *inode)
> +int is_dx_dir(struct inode *inode)
>  {
>  	struct super_block *sb = inode->i_sb;
>  
> diff --git a/fs/ext4/ext4.h b/fs/ext4/ext4.h
> index 3b83cd6..63e922e 100644
> --- a/fs/ext4/ext4.h
> +++ b/fs/ext4/ext4.h
> @@ -614,6 +614,7 @@ enum {
>   /* note ioctl 10 reserved for an early version of the FIEMAP ioctl */
>   /* note ioctl 11 reserved for filesystem-independent FIEMAP ioctl */
>  #define EXT4_IOC_ALLOC_DA_BLKS		_IO('f', 12)
> +#define EXT4_IOC_32BITHASH		_IOW('f', 13, long)
>  #define EXT4_IOC_MOVE_EXT		_IOWR('f', 15, struct move_extent)
>  #define EXT4_IOC_RESIZE_FS		_IOW('f', 16, __u64)
>  
> @@ -1953,6 +1954,7 @@ extern unsigned ext4_num_overhead_clusters(struct super_block *sb,
>  ext4_fsblk_t ext4_inode_to_goal_block(struct inode *);
>  
>  /* dir.c */
> +extern int is_dx_dir(struct inode *inode);
>  extern int __ext4_check_dir_entry(const char *, unsigned int, struct inode *,
>  				  struct file *,
>  				  struct ext4_dir_entry_2 *,
> diff --git a/fs/ext4/ioctl.c b/fs/ext4/ioctl.c
> index 721f4d3..f226373 100644
> --- a/fs/ext4/ioctl.c
> +++ b/fs/ext4/ioctl.c
> @@ -356,7 +356,41 @@ group_add_out:
>  		mnt_drop_write_file(filp);
>  		return err;
>  	}
> +	case EXT4_IOC_32BITHASH: {
> +		__u32 hash32bits;
> +		int err = 0;
>  
> +		if (get_user(hash32bits, (int __user *) arg))
> +			return -EFAULT;
> +
> +		/* Serialize with readdir */
> +		if ((err = mutex_lock_killable(&inode->i_mutex)))
> +			return err;
> +
> +		/* protect f_mode */
> +		spin_lock(&filp->f_lock);
> +
> +		/* Only valid for htree directories */
> +		if (!S_ISDIR(inode->i_mode) || !is_dx_dir(inode)) {
> +			err = -EINVAL;
> +			goto out_32bithash;
> +		}
> +
> +		/* Have we already started readir on this dx dir? */
> +		if (filp->private_data) {
> +			err = -EINVAL;
> +			goto out_32bithash;
> +		}
> +
> +		if (hash32bits)
> +			filp->f_mode |= FMODE_32BITHASH;
> +		else
> +			filp->f_mode &= ~FMODE_32BITHASH;
> +out_32bithash:
> +		spin_unlock(&filp->f_lock);
> +		mutex_unlock(&inode->i_mutex);
> +		return err;
> +	}
>  	case EXT4_IOC_RESIZE_FS: {
>  		ext4_fsblk_t n_blocks_count;
>  		struct super_block *sb = inode->i_sb;
> 
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