[PATCH] erofs: move erofs out of staging

Gao Xiang hsiangkao at aol.com
Sat Aug 17 23:38:48 UTC 2019

Hi Richard,

On Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 01:25:58AM +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> ----- Urspr?ngliche Mail -----
> >> How does erofs compare to squashfs?
> >> IIUC it is designed to be faster. Do you have numbers?
> >> Feel free to point me older mails if you already showed numbers,
> >> I have to admit I didn't follow the development very closely.
> > 
> > You can see the following related material which has microbenchmark
> > tested on my laptop:
> > https://static.sched.com/hosted_files/kccncosschn19eng/19/EROFS%20file%20system_OSS2019_Final.pdf
> > 
> > which was mentioned in the related topic as well:
> > https://lore.kernel.org/r/20190815044155.88483-1-gaoxiang25@huawei.com/
> Thanks!
> Will read into.

Yes, it was mentioned in the related topic from v1 and I you can have
a try with the latest kernel and enwik9 silesia.tar testdata.

> While digging a little into the code I noticed that you have very few
> checks of the on-disk data.
> For example ->u.i_blkaddr. I gave it a try and created a
> malformed filesystem where u.i_blkaddr is 0xdeadbeef, it causes the kernel
> to loop forever around erofs_read_raw_page().

I don't fuzz all the on-disk fields for EROFS, I will do later..
You can see many in-kernel filesystems are still hardening the related
stuff. Anyway, I will dig into this field you mentioned recently, but
I think it can be fixed easily later.

Gao Xiang 

> Thanks,
> //richard

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