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Re: [Cluster-devel] [PATCH 00/11 v2] Push file_update_time() into .page_mkwrite



On Thu 01-03-12 18:29:42, Ted Tso wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2012 at 12:41:34PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> > 
> > To fix the issue, this patch set changes page fault code to call
> > file_update_time() only when ->page_mkwrite() callback is not provided. If the
> > callback is provided, it is the responsibility of the filesystem to perform
> > update of i_mtime / i_ctime if needed. We also push file_update_time() call
> > to all existing ->page_mkwrite() implementations if the time update does not
> > obviously happen by other means. If you know your filesystem does not need
> > update of modification times in ->page_mkwrite() handler, please speak up and
> > I'll drop the patch for your filesystem.
> 
> I don't know if this introductory text is going to be saved anywhere
> permanent, such as the merge commit (since git now has the ability to
> have much more informative merge descriptions).  But if it is going to
> be preserved, it might be worth mentioning that if the filesystem uses
> block_page_mkpage(), it will handled automatically for them since the
> patch series does push the call to file_update_time(0 into
> __block_page_mkpage().
  Good point, added to description.

								Honza
-- 
Jan Kara <jack suse cz>
SUSE Labs, CR


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