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Date:   Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:38:07 +0100
From:   Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:     ira.weiny@...el.com
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        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: Re: [RFC PATCH V2 05/12] fs: remove unneeded IS_DAX() check

On Fri 10-01-20 11:29:35, ira.weiny@...el.com wrote:
> 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>

The patch looks good to me. You can add:

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

								Honza

> ---
>  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
> 
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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