[lkml]   [2020]   [Feb]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] proc: Dentry flushing without proc_mnt
On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 03:02:22PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 12:48 PM Eric W. Biederman
> <> wrote:
> >
> > Linus, does this approach look like something you can stand?
> A couple of worries, although one of them seem to have already been
> resolved by Al.
> I think the real gatekeeper should be Al in general. But other than
> the small comments I had, I think this might work just fine.
> Al?

I'll need to finish RTFS there; I have initially misread that patch,
actually - Eric _is_ using that thing both for those directories
and for sysctl inodes. And the prototype for that machinery (the
one he'd pulled from proc_sysctl.c) is playing with pinning superblocks
way too much; for per-pid directories that's not an issue, but
for sysctl table removal you are very likely to hit a bunch of
evictees on the same superblock...

 \ /
  Last update: 2020-02-21 00:08    [W:1.024 / U:0.460 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site