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Date:   Wed, 7 Jul 2021 21:37:05 +0200
From:   Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:     Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <krisman@...labora.com>
Cc:     amir73il@...il.com, djwong@...nel.org, tytso@....edu,
        david@...morbit.com, jack@...e.com, dhowells@...hat.com,
        khazhy@...gle.com, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, kernel@...labora.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 05/15] inotify: Don't force FS_IN_IGNORED

On Tue 29-06-21 15:10:25, Gabriel Krisman Bertazi wrote:
> According to Amir:
> 
> "FS_IN_IGNORED is completely internal to inotify and there is no need
> to set it in i_fsnotify_mask at all, so if we remove the bit from the
> output of inotify_arg_to_mask() no functionality will change and we will
> be able to overload the event bit for FS_ERROR."
> 
> This is done in preparation to overload FS_ERROR with the notification
> mechanism in fanotify.
> 
> Suggested-by: Amir Goldstein <amir73il@...il.com>
> Signed-off-by: Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <krisman@...labora.com>
> Reviewed-by: Amir Goldstein <amir73il@...il.com>

Looks good. Feel free to add:

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

								Honza

> ---
>  fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c | 6 +++---
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c b/fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c
> index 98f61b31745a..4d17be6dd58d 100644
> --- a/fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c
> +++ b/fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c
> @@ -89,10 +89,10 @@ static inline __u32 inotify_arg_to_mask(struct inode *inode, u32 arg)
>  	__u32 mask;
>  
>  	/*
> -	 * Everything should accept their own ignored and should receive events
> -	 * when the inode is unmounted.  All directories care about children.
> +	 * Everything should receive events when the inode is unmounted.
> +	 * All directories care about children.
>  	 */
> -	mask = (FS_IN_IGNORED | FS_UNMOUNT);
> +	mask = (FS_UNMOUNT);
>  	if (S_ISDIR(inode->i_mode))
>  		mask |= FS_EVENT_ON_CHILD;
>  
> -- 
> 2.32.0
> 
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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