lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:08:12 +0800
From:   Chengguang Xu <>
Cc:,,, Chengguang Xu <>
Subject: [RFC PATCH v5 08/10] fs: export wait_sb_inodes()

In order to wait syncing upper inodes we need to
call wait_sb_inodes() in overlayfs' ->sync_fs.

Signed-off-by: Chengguang Xu <>
 fs/fs-writeback.c         | 3 ++-
 include/linux/writeback.h | 1 +
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/fs-writeback.c b/fs/fs-writeback.c
index 81ec192ce067..0438c911241e 100644
--- a/fs/fs-writeback.c
+++ b/fs/fs-writeback.c
@@ -2505,7 +2505,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(__mark_inode_dirty);
  * completed by the time we have gained the lock and waited for all IO that is
  * in progress regardless of the order callers are granted the lock.
-static void wait_sb_inodes(struct super_block *sb)
+void wait_sb_inodes(struct super_block *sb)
@@ -2589,6 +2589,7 @@ static void wait_sb_inodes(struct super_block *sb)
 static void __writeback_inodes_sb_nr(struct super_block *sb, unsigned long nr,
 				     enum wb_reason reason, bool skip_if_busy)
diff --git a/include/linux/writeback.h b/include/linux/writeback.h
index d1f65adf6a26..d7aacd0434cf 100644
--- a/include/linux/writeback.h
+++ b/include/linux/writeback.h
@@ -198,6 +198,7 @@ void wakeup_flusher_threads_bdi(struct backing_dev_info *bdi,
 				enum wb_reason reason);
 void inode_wait_for_writeback(struct inode *inode);
 void inode_io_list_del(struct inode *inode);
+void wait_sb_inodes(struct super_block *sb);
 /* writeback.h requires fs.h; it, too, is not included from here. */
 static inline void wait_on_inode(struct inode *inode)

Powered by blists - more mailing lists