Re: [PATCH review 08/16] xfs: Use kprojids when allocating inodes.

From: Dave Chinner
Date: Mon Feb 18 2013 - 20:32:04 EST

On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 05:11:01PM -0800, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> From: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> In xfs_create and xfs_symlink compute the desired kprojid and pass it
> down into xfs_ialloc.


The first time you posted this code I NACKed it because:

>> This sort of thing just makes me cringe. This is all internal
>> project ID management that has nothing to do with namespaces.
>> It's for project ID's that are inherited from the parent inode,
>> and as such we do not care one bit what the namespace is.
>> Internal passing of project IDs like this this should not be
>> converted at all as it has nothing at all to do with the
>> namespaces.

Please drop this patch or replace it with a simple patch that passes
the project ID as an xfs_dqid_t (i.e. a flat, 32 bit quota
identifier) instead so you can kill the prid_t type.


Dave Chinner
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