Re: [PATCH 18/19] ext4: Add example fsinfo information [ver #16]
From: Darrick J. Wong
Date: Fri Feb 21 2020 - 11:27:10 EST
On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 02:43:05PM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > + memcpy(ctx->buffer, es->s_volume_name, sizeof(es->s_volume_name));
> > Shouldn't this be checking that ctx->buffer is large enough to hold
> > s_volume_name?
> Well, the buffer is guaranteed to be 4KiB in size.
> > > + return strlen(ctx->buffer);
> > s_volume_name is /not/ a null-terminated string if the label is 16
> > characters long.
> And the buffer is precleared, so it's automatically NULL terminated.
> > > +#define FSINFO_ATTR_EXT4_TIMESTAMPS 0x400 /* Ext4 superblock timestamps */
> > I guess each filesystem gets ... 256 different attrs, and the third
> > nibble determines the namespace?
> No. Think of it as allocating namespace in 256-number blocks. That means
> there are 16 million of them. If a filesystem uses up an entire block, it can
> always allocate another one. I don't think it likely that we'll get
> sufficient filesystems to eat them all.
Ah. In that case I declare that we would like to reserve 0x5800-0x58FF
for XFS. :)