[PATCH v2 00/89] fs: new accessors for inode->i_ctime

Jeff Layton jlayton at kernel.org
Mon Jul 10 23:32:23 AEST 2023

On Mon, 2023-07-10 at 14:35 +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 07, 2023 at 08:42:31AM -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> > On Wed, 2023-07-05 at 14:58 -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> > > v2:
> > > - prepend patches to add missing ctime updates
> > > - add simple_rename_timestamp helper function
> > > - rename ctime accessor functions as inode_get_ctime/inode_set_ctime_*
> > > - drop individual inode_ctime_set_{sec,nsec} helpers
> > > 
> > 
> > After review by Jan and others, and Jan's ext4 rework, the diff on top
> > of the series I posted a couple of days ago is below. I don't really
> > want to spam everyone with another ~100 patch v3 series, but I can if
> > you think that's best.
> > 
> > Christian, what would you like me to do here?
> I picked up the series from the list and folded the fixups you posted
> here into the respective fs conversion patches. I hope that helps you
> avoid a resend. You should have received a separate "thank you" mail for
> all of this.
> To each patch that I folded one of the fixlets from below into I added a
> git note that records a link to your mail here and the respective patch
> hunk from this mail that I folded into the patch. git.kernel.org will
> show notes by default. For example,
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/vfs/vfs.git/commit/?h=vfs.ctime&id=8b0e3c2e99004609a16ba145bcbdfdddb78e220e
> should show you the note I added. You can also fetch them via
> git fetch $remote refs/notes/*:refs/notes/*
> (You probably know that ofc but jic.) if you're interested.
> Based on v6.5-rc1 as of today.

Many thanks!!! I'll get to work rebasing the multigrain timestamp series
on top of that.

> Btw, both b4 and patchwork somehow treat the series in weird was.
> IOW, based on the message id of the cover letter I was able to pull most
> messages except for:
> [07/92] fs: add ctime accessors infrastructure
> [08/92] fs: new helper: simple_rename_timestamp
> [92/92] fs: rename i_ctime field to __i_ctime
> which I pulled in separately. Not sure what the cause of 
> this is.

Good to know.

I ended up doing the send in two phases: one for the cover letter and
infrastructure patches that went to everyone, and one for the per-
subsystem patches that went do individual maintainers and lists.

I suspect that screwed up the message IDs somehow. Hopefully I won't
need to do a posting like that again soon, but I'll pay closer attention
to the message id handling next time.

Thanks again!
Jeff Layton <jlayton at kernel.org>

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