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Date:	Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:47:20 -0700
From:	Jaegeuk Kim <jaegeuk@...nel.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net
Cc:	Jaegeuk Kim <jaegeuk@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 06/11] f2fs: skip unnecessary data writes during fsync

This patch intends to improve the fsync performance by skipping remaining the
recovery information, only when there is no data that we should recover.

Signed-off-by: Jaegeuk Kim <jaegeuk@...nel.org>
---
 fs/f2fs/file.c | 16 ++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+)

diff --git a/fs/f2fs/file.c b/fs/f2fs/file.c
index 7c652b3..121689a 100644
--- a/fs/f2fs/file.c
+++ b/fs/f2fs/file.c
@@ -133,6 +133,17 @@ int f2fs_sync_file(struct file *file, loff_t start, loff_t end, int datasync)
 		return ret;
 	}
 
+	/*
+	 * if there is no written data, don't waste time to write recovery info.
+	 */
+	if (!is_inode_flag_set(fi, FI_APPEND_WRITE) &&
+		!exist_written_data(sbi, inode->i_ino, APPEND_INO)) {
+		if (is_inode_flag_set(fi, FI_UPDATE_WRITE) &&
+			exist_written_data(sbi, inode->i_ino, UPDATE_INO))
+			goto flush_out;
+		goto out;
+	}
+
 	/* guarantee free sections for fsync */
 	f2fs_balance_fs(sbi);
 
@@ -188,6 +199,11 @@ int f2fs_sync_file(struct file *file, loff_t start, loff_t end, int datasync)
 		ret = wait_on_node_pages_writeback(sbi, inode->i_ino);
 		if (ret)
 			goto out;
+
+		/* once recovery info is written, don't need to tack this */
+		remove_dirty_inode(sbi, inode->i_ino, APPEND_INO);
+flush_out:
+		remove_dirty_inode(sbi, inode->i_ino, UPDATE_INO);
 		ret = f2fs_issue_flush(F2FS_SB(inode->i_sb));
 	}
 out:
-- 
1.8.5.2 (Apple Git-48)

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