cvs commit: src/sys/kern vfs_syscalls.c
jhb at freebsd.org
Thu Feb 22 21:27:41 UTC 2007
On Thursday 22 February 2007 12:17, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 11:21:59AM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> > On Tuesday 20 February 2007 09:49, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 06:39:58PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> > > > On Monday 19 February 2007 05:56, Konstantin Belousov wrote:
> > > > > kib 2007-02-19 10:56:10 UTC
> > > > >
> > > > > FreeBSD src repository
> > > > >
> > > > > Modified files:
> > > > > sys/kern vfs_syscalls.c
> > > > > Log:
> > > > > Remove union_dircheckp hook, it is not needed by new unionfs code anymore.
> > > > > As consequence, getdirentries() no longer needs to drop/reacquire
> > > > > directory vnode lock, that would allow it to be reclaimed in between.
> > > >
> > > > I think there is at least one more copy of getdirentries() under sys/compat,
> > > > possibly multiple. Are you going to fix this in all of them?
> > >
> > > Could you, please, point out where is it ? My grep told me that I removed
> > > all references to the union_dircheckp, and I think that getdirentries() code
> > > had to have references to it. My change modified two syscalls: getdirentries()
> > > and ogetdirentries().
> > Well, I did find at least 3 ABIs (Linux, svr4, and ibcs2) that do their own
> > wrapper around VOP_READDIR(), but none of them had the union check in them.
> As result, "mount -o union" does not work for compat binaries.
> > doesn't?
> No, and it seems that cookies, as well as vfs_syscalls.c avoidance of cookies
> (together with union_dircheckp) go back to at least 1994/1997 years, and
> Lite-2 import (see commit logs for rev. 1.9 and 1.54 of vfs_syscalls.c).
What would be nice would be to have a kern_getdirentries() that took a
function pointer that took a directory record and did the actual
conversion + UIO so we could cut down on the duplicated code.
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