RE: [PATCH v5 0/4] make '%pD' print the full path of file
From: Justin He
Date: Wed Jun 23 2021 - 00:13:43 EST
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> Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/4] make '%pD' print the full path of file
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 10:06:30PM +0800, Jia He wrote:
> > Background
> > ==========
> > Linus suggested printing the full path of file instead of printing
> > the components as '%pd'.
> > Typically, there is no need for printk specifiers to take any real locks
> > (ie mount_lock or rename_lock). So I introduce a new helper d_path_fast
> > which is similar to d_path except it doesn't take any seqlock/spinlock.
> > This series is based on Al Viro's d_path cleanup patches  which
> > lifted the inner lockless loop into a new helper.
> > Link: https://lkml.org/lkml/2021/5/18/1260 
> > Test
> > ====
> > The cases I tested:
> > 1. print '%pD' with full path of ext4 file
> > 2. mount a ext4 filesystem upon a ext4 filesystem, and print the file
> > with '%pD'
> > 3. all test_print selftests, including the new '%14pD' '%-14pD'
> > 4. kasnprintf
> I believe you are talking about kasprintf().
> > Changelog
> > =========
> > v5:
> > - remove the RFC tag
> JFYI, when we drop RFC we usually start the series from v1.
> > - refine the commit msg/comments(by Petr, Andy)
> > - make using_scratch_space a new parameter of the test case
> Thanks for the update, I have found few minor things, please address them
> feel free to add
> Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I assume I can add your R-b to patch 4/4 "add test cases for '%pD'" instead of
whole series, right?
Justin (Jia He)