NACK: [SRU][J][master-next][PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: overlayfs: remove CONFIG_AUFS_FS dependency
stefan.bader at canonical.com
Tue Aug 2 13:07:20 UTC 2022
On 02.08.22 14:22, Andrea Righi wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 02, 2022 at 11:42:55AM +0300, Alexander Mikhalitsyn wrote:
>>>>> It's true that we don't need this in Jammy, but we need it in focal for
>>>>> the hwe kernels, where we still need to support AUFS. So, we decided to
>>>> I'm sorry, but I don't understand your point.
>>>> This patch *completely* independent of CONFIG_AUFS_FS it only relies on
>>>> the *one* small piece of code from aufs:
>>>> which is present in the master-next branch.
>>>> And this code is always compiled-in regardless of the CONFIG_AUFS_FS kernel.
>>>> But for this branch we need to remove this check because it makes this fix totally useless and users are still facing issues with overlayfs.
>>> Does it mean that this fix isn't really fixing the issue with overlayfs?
>> Yes, because Ubuntu Jammy kernels was built without CONFIG_AUFS_FS, so this patch is just no-op.
>>> In this case we should definitely drop it, but in this case I would
>>> rephrase the commit description, mentioning that the fix is not correct.
>> I believe that we just need to apply this fixup patch to the original one and squash it to one commit.
> So, IIUC we need the chunk of code from AUFS to introduce vm_prfile,
> then this fix needs to be changed to use vm_prfile (like we do in focal)
> even without AUFS.
> Basically this is what you've done with hwe-5.17, right?
>>>>> keep it also in Jammy, even if, as you correctly mentioned, it's just
>>>>> formal change, since this patch is a no-op with AUFS disabled, but it
>>>>> helps to maintain the code especially when we need to release new hwe
>>>> I've prepared corresponding separate (!) patches for hwe-5.17 branch. Please take a look.
>>> Oh, I see now that you sent a patch set against hwe-5.17. We may also
>>> want to fix this properly in hwe-5.15 as well. Do you have a patch for
>>> 5.15 already?
>> I can't see hwe-5.15 branch for jammy here:
>> Or you mean hwe-5.15 focal? Of course, I'm ready to send patches for focal too. I've just started working on Jammy. After getting review I'm ready to send follow up patches for focal branches too.
> Yes, I mean focal/hwe-5.15 (that is derived from jammy/linux) and ok, no
> rush to have the focal patch, I was just pointing out that we need to
> fix also this kernel to make everything aligned/consistent.
>>> Thanks for the clarification,
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