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-rw-r--r--include/linux/mm.h2
-rw-r--r--mm/truncate.c40
2 files changed, 41 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index cf7982336103..630068184265 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -954,7 +954,7 @@ extern void truncate_pagecache(struct inode *inode, loff_t old, loff_t new);
extern void truncate_setsize(struct inode *inode, loff_t newsize);
extern int vmtruncate(struct inode *inode, loff_t offset);
extern int vmtruncate_range(struct inode *inode, loff_t offset, loff_t end);
-
+void truncate_pagecache_range(struct inode *inode, loff_t offset, loff_t end);
int truncate_inode_page(struct address_space *mapping, struct page *page);
int generic_error_remove_page(struct address_space *mapping, struct page *page);
diff --git a/mm/truncate.c b/mm/truncate.c
index 18aded3a89fc..61a183b89df6 100644
--- a/mm/truncate.c
+++ b/mm/truncate.c
@@ -626,3 +626,43 @@ int vmtruncate_range(struct inode *inode, loff_t lstart, loff_t lend)
return 0;
}
+
+/**
+ * truncate_pagecache_range - unmap and remove pagecache that is hole-punched
+ * @inode: inode
+ * @lstart: offset of beginning of hole
+ * @lend: offset of last byte of hole
+ *
+ * This function should typically be called before the filesystem
+ * releases resources associated with the freed range (eg. deallocates
+ * blocks). This way, pagecache will always stay logically coherent
+ * with on-disk format, and the filesystem would not have to deal with
+ * situations such as writepage being called for a page that has already
+ * had its underlying blocks deallocated.
+ */
+void truncate_pagecache_range(struct inode *inode, loff_t lstart, loff_t lend)
+{
+ struct address_space *mapping = inode->i_mapping;
+ loff_t unmap_start = round_up(lstart, PAGE_SIZE);
+ loff_t unmap_end = round_down(1 + lend, PAGE_SIZE) - 1;
+ /*
+ * This rounding is currently just for example: unmap_mapping_range
+ * expands its hole outwards, whereas we want it to contract the hole
+ * inwards. However, existing callers of truncate_pagecache_range are
+ * doing their own page rounding first; and truncate_inode_pages_range
+ * currently BUGs if lend is not pagealigned-1 (it handles partial
+ * page at start of hole, but not partial page at end of hole). Note
+ * unmap_mapping_range allows holelen 0 for all, and we allow lend -1.
+ */
+
+ /*
+ * Unlike in truncate_pagecache, unmap_mapping_range is called only
+ * once (before truncating pagecache), and without "even_cows" flag:
+ * hole-punching should not remove private COWed pages from the hole.
+ */
+ if ((u64)unmap_end > (u64)unmap_start)
+ unmap_mapping_range(mapping, unmap_start,
+ 1 + unmap_end - unmap_start, 0);
+ truncate_inode_pages_range(mapping, lstart, lend);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(truncate_pagecache_range);