Re: splice(SPLICE_F_MOVE) problems

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On 05/01, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > If readahead doesn't work, SPLICE_F_MOVE is problematic too.
> > add_to_page_cache_lru()->lru_cache_add() first increments
> > page->count and adds this page to lru_add_pvecs. This means
> > page_cache_pipe_buf_steal()->remove_mapping() will probably
> > fail.
> Because of the temporarily elevated page count?


On the other hand, if readahead doesn't work we already have a
bigger problem, and SPLICE_F_MOVE is not garanteed, so I think
this is very minor.


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