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authorEric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>2009-05-21 17:01:29 -0400
committerEric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>2009-06-11 14:57:53 -0400
commitc28f7e56e9d95fb531dc3be8df2e7f52bee76d21 (patch)
treeefce13ed8c4f5b312ef0b77950489d52ef5a039a /fs/notify/inode_mark.c
parent3be25f49b9d6a97eae9bcb96d3292072b7658bd8 (diff)
downloadlinux-c28f7e56e9d95fb531dc3be8df2e7f52bee76d21.tar.gz
fsnotify: parent event notification
inotify and dnotify both use a similar parent notification mechanism. We add a generic parent notification mechanism to fsnotify for both of these to use. This new machanism also adds the dentry flag optimization which exists for inotify to dnotify. Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com> Acked-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/notify/inode_mark.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/notify/inode_mark.c17
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/fs/notify/inode_mark.c b/fs/notify/inode_mark.c
index cdc15414697..a39534845b2 100644
--- a/fs/notify/inode_mark.c
+++ b/fs/notify/inode_mark.c
@@ -131,6 +131,8 @@ void fsnotify_recalc_inode_mask(struct inode *inode)
spin_lock(&inode->i_lock);
fsnotify_recalc_inode_mask_locked(inode);
spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock);
+
+ __fsnotify_update_child_dentry_flags(inode);
}
/*
@@ -190,6 +192,19 @@ void fsnotify_destroy_mark_by_entry(struct fsnotify_mark_entry *entry)
group->ops->freeing_mark(entry, group);
/*
+ * __fsnotify_update_child_dentry_flags(inode);
+ *
+ * I really want to call that, but we can't, we have no idea if the inode
+ * still exists the second we drop the entry->lock.
+ *
+ * The next time an event arrive to this inode from one of it's children
+ * __fsnotify_parent will see that the inode doesn't care about it's
+ * children and will update all of these flags then. So really this
+ * is just a lazy update (and could be a perf win...)
+ */
+
+
+ /*
* it's possible that this group tried to destroy itself, but this
* this mark was simultaneously being freed by inode. If that's the
* case, we finish freeing the group here.
@@ -323,6 +338,8 @@ int fsnotify_add_mark(struct fsnotify_mark_entry *entry,
if (lentry) {
ret = -EEXIST;
fsnotify_put_mark(lentry);
+ } else {
+ __fsnotify_update_child_dentry_flags(inode);
}
return ret;