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Date:   Fri, 1 Nov 2019 21:25:15 -0700
From:   Dan Williams <>
To:     Dave Chinner <>
Cc:     Ira Weiny <>, Boaz Harrosh <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Alexander Viro <>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>, Jan Kara <>,
        linux-ext4 <>,
        linux-xfs <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] Enable per-file/directory DAX operations

On Fri, Nov 1, 2019 at 3:47 PM Dave Chinner <> wrote:
> No, the flag does not get turned on until we've solved the problems
> that resulted in us turning it off. We've gone over this mutliple
> times, and nobody has solved the issues that need solving - everyone
> seems to just hack around the issues rather than solving it
> properly. If we thought taking some kind of shortcut full of
> compromises and gotchas was the right solution, we would have never
> turned the flag off in the first place.

My fault. I thought the effective vs physical distinction was worth
taking an incremental step forward. Ira was continuing to look at the
a_ops issue in the meantime.

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