lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:29:35 -0800
From:   ira.weiny@...el.com
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@...el.com>,
        Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>,
        Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>,
        Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
        "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>, Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [RFC PATCH V2 05/12] fs: remove unneeded IS_DAX() check

From: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@...el.com>

The IS_DAX() check in io_is_direct() causes a race between changing the
DAX mode and creating the iocb flags.

Remove the check because DAX now emulates the page cache API and
therefore it does not matter if the file mode is DAX or not when the
iocb flags are created.

Signed-off-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@...el.com>
---
 include/linux/fs.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
index d7584bcef5d3..e11989502eac 100644
--- a/include/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/fs.h
@@ -3365,7 +3365,7 @@ extern int file_update_time(struct file *file);
 
 static inline bool io_is_direct(struct file *filp)
 {
-	return (filp->f_flags & O_DIRECT) || IS_DAX(filp->f_mapping->host);
+	return (filp->f_flags & O_DIRECT);
 }
 
 static inline bool vma_is_dax(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
-- 
2.21.0

Powered by blists - more mailing lists