f2fs-for-5.13-rc1

In this round, we added a new mount option, "checkpoint_merge", which introduces
a kernel thread dealing with the f2fs checkpoints. Once we start to manage the
IO priority along with blk-cgroup, the checkpoint operation can be processed in
a lower priority under the process context. Since the checkpoint holds all the
filesystem operations, we give a higher priority to the checkpoint thread all
the time.

Enhancement:
- introduce gc_merge mount option to introduce a checkpoint thread
- improve to run discard thread efficiently
- allow modular compression algorithms
- expose # of overprivision segments to sysfs
- expose runtime compression stat to sysfs

Bug fix:
- fix OOB memory access by the node id lookup
- avoid touching checkpointed data in the checkpoint-disabled mode
- fix the resizing flow to avoid kernel panic and race conditions
- fix block allocation issues on pinned files
- address some swapfile issues
- fix hugtask problem and kernel panic during atomic write operations
- don't start checkpoint thread in RO

And, we've cleaned up some kernel coding style and build warnings. In addition,
we fixed some minor race conditions and error handling routines.
f2fs: drop inplace IO if fs status is abnormal

If filesystem has cp_error or need_fsck status, let's drop inplace IO
to avoid further corruption of fs data.

Signed-off-by: Chao Yu <yuchao0@huawei.com>
Signed-off-by: Jaegeuk Kim <jaegeuk@kernel.org>
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