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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/5] orangefs: fix request_mask misuse
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On Oct 19, 2018, at 6:20 AM, Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Orangefs only handles STATX_BASIC_STATS in its getattr implementation, so
> mask off all other flags. Not doing so results in statx(2) forcing a
> refresh of cached attributes on any other requested flag (i.e. STATX_BTIME
> currently) due to the following test in orangefs_inode_getattr():
>
> (request_mask & orangefs_inode->getattr_mask) == request_mask
>
> Also clean up gratuitous uses of STATX_ALL.
>
> Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com>
> Reviewed-by: Martin Brandenburg <martin@omnibond.com>
> Cc: Mike Marshall <hubcap@omnibond.com>
> ---
> fs/orangefs/inode.c | 7 ++++---
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/orangefs/inode.c b/fs/orangefs/inode.c
> index 31932879b716..bd7f15a831dc 100644
> --- a/fs/orangefs/inode.c
> +++ b/fs/orangefs/inode.c
> @@ -256,7 +256,8 @@ int orangefs_getattr(const struct path *path, struct kstat *stat,
> "orangefs_getattr: called on %pd\n",
> path->dentry);
>
> - ret = orangefs_inode_getattr(inode, 0, 0, request_mask);
> + ret = orangefs_inode_getattr(inode, 0, 0,
> + request_mask & STATX_BASIC_STATS);

Does it make sense to mask this off at the caller, rather than within
orangefs_inode_getattr()? Otherwise, orangefs_inode_getattr() will
never see additional stats passed in, even if it is enhanced to return
other values.

Cheers, Andreas





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