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Date:   Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:54:14 +0100
From:   Stefan Metzmacher <metze@...ba.org>
To:     Pavel Begunkov <asml.silence@...il.com>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        io-uring@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] io_uring: add splice(2) support

Am 17.02.20 um 16:40 schrieb Pavel Begunkov:
> On 2/17/2020 6:18 PM, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
>> Hi Pavel,
>>
>>> +static int io_splice_prep(struct io_kiocb *req, const struct io_uring_sqe *sqe)
>>> +{
>>> +	struct io_splice* sp = &req->splice;
>>> +	unsigned int valid_flags = SPLICE_F_FD_IN_FIXED | SPLICE_F_ALL;
>>> +	int ret;
>>> +
>>> +	if (req->flags & REQ_F_NEED_CLEANUP)
>>> +		return 0;
>>> +
>>> +	sp->file_in = NULL;
>>> +	sp->off_in = READ_ONCE(sqe->off_in);
>>> +	sp->off_out = READ_ONCE(sqe->off);
>>> +	sp->len = READ_ONCE(sqe->len);
>>> +	sp->flags = READ_ONCE(sqe->splice_flags);
>>> +
>>> +	if (unlikely(READ_ONCE(sqe->ioprio) || (sp->flags & ~valid_flags)))
>>> +		return -EINVAL;
>>
>> Why is ioprio not supported?
> 
> Because there is no way to set it without changing much of splice code.
> It may be added later
> 
> BTW, it seems, only opcodes cares about ioprio are read*/write*.
> recv*() and send*() don't reject it, but never use.

I guess it's more like a hint, so should we just ignore it until
it's passed down? Otherwise applications need to do some logic to
find out if they can pass a value or not.

I'm not sure what's better, but I think it needs to be discussed...

metze




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