Re: [GIT PULL] Ceph fixes for 5.1-rc7

From: Jeff Layton
Date: Sun Apr 28 2019 - 12:18:07 EST

On Sun, 2019-04-28 at 16:52 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 11:47:58AM -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> > We could stick that in ceph_dentry_info (->d_fsdata). We have a flags
> > field in there already.
> Yes, but... You have it freed in ->d_release(), AFAICS, and without
> any delays. So lockless accesses will be trouble.

That's easy enough to fix -- we could add a rcu_head to it and call_rcu
in ceph_d_release instead of just freeing it immediately.

I guess if we find that d_fsdata is NULL, we can just treat it like we
currently do a negative dentry?
Jeff Layton <jlayton@xxxxxxxxxx>