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Date:   Wed, 23 Dec 2020 18:50:44 +0000
From:   Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
To:     Sargun Dhillon <sargun@...gun.me>
Cc:     Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@...hat.com>, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-unionfs@...r.kernel.org,
        jlayton@...nel.org, amir73il@...il.com, miklos@...redi.hu,
        jack@...e.cz, neilb@...e.com, viro@...iv.linux.org.uk, hch@....de
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] overlayfs: Report writeback errors on upper

On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 06:20:27PM +0000, Sargun Dhillon wrote:
> I fail to see why this is neccessary if you incorporate error reporting into the 
> sync_fs callback. Why is this separate from that callback? If you pickup Jeff's
> patch that adds the 2nd flag to errseq for "observed", you should be able to
> stash the first errseq seen in the ovl_fs struct, and do the check-and-return
> in there instead instead of adding this new infrastructure.

You still haven't explained why you want to add the "observed" flag.

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