Re: [Y2038] [PATCH 04/20] mount: Add mount warning for impending timestamp expiry

From: Deepa Dinamani
Date: Sat Aug 10 2019 - 16:45:14 EST

On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 7:14 AM Ben Hutchings
<ben.hutchings@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2019-07-29 at 18:49 -0700, Deepa Dinamani wrote:
> > The warning reuses the uptime max of 30 years used by the
> > setitimeofday().
> >
> > Note that the warning is only added for new filesystem mounts
> > through the mount syscall. Automounts do not have the same warning.
> [...]
> Another thing - perhaps this warning should be suppressed for read-only
> mounts?

Many filesystems support read only mounts only. We do fill in right
granularities and limits for these filesystems as well. In keeping
with the trend, I have added the warning accordingly. I don't think I
have a preference either way. But, not warning for the red only mounts
adds another if case. If you have a strong preference, I could add it