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

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfs_quota: XFS_XFLAG_PROJINHERIT is only for dirs
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 11:14:12 +1100
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, nscott@xxxxxxxxxx, Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <507A01DF.1070105@xxxxxxxxxx>
References: <5078432B.6050501@xxxxxxxxxx> <20121013155205.GA11037@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20121013233431.GQ2739@dastard> <507A01DF.1070105@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 07:05:51PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> 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.

Sorry, I wasn't particularly clear - if your patch to quota goes in,
the problem goes away in future and we should simply filter the
warning in xfstests to handle the present issue....


Dave Chinner

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