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Re: [PATCH] xfs_quota: XFS_XFLAG_PROJINHERIT is only for dirs

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfs_quota: XFS_XFLAG_PROJINHERIT is only for dirs
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 19:05:51 -0500
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, nscott@xxxxxxxxxx, Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20121013233431.GQ2739@dastard>
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On 10/13/12 6:34 PM, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:52:05AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:19:55AM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>> xfs_quota has long set XFS_XFLAG_PROJINHERIT on all files,
>>> and tested for presence on all files.  However, Dave's semi-recent
>>> xfs_repair update is now flagging this as an error:
>>
>> I think we should rever that part of the repair patch.  While there
>> really is not point to have XFS_XFLAG_PROJINHERIT set on non-directory
>> files we have been setting it for year, so repair should cope with that.
> 
> Repair does cope with it - it issues a warning and clears the flag.
> It doesn't stop, it simply fixes an inconsistency in the inode flags.
> 
> The main problem, by the sounds of it, is that repair issues a
> warning that it is clearing the flags that should not be set. This
> is what makes check_scratch_fs fail because of the extra output.
> That's easy to fix - filter the line from the repair output and be
> done with it. In future (with Eric's patch) this situation won't
> occur.
> 
> So, really, I think the only thing that needs modifying to handle
> this situation is a filter update to xfstests...

I must be missing something; quota will continue to set it and repair
will continue to clear it.  One should probably match the other right?
So one or the other should change.

-Eric

> Cheers,
> 
> Dave.
> 

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