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SubjectRe: [PATCH] nfs_unlink() race (was: nfs_refresh_inode: inode number mismatch)
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On Mer, 2003-06-11 at 16:08, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > cd foo
> > mv ../file .
> > more file
> >
> > ESTALE.
>
> Yes, VFAT ends up encoding the parent directory in the FH, so renaming
> will invalidate the old file handle, and if you cache inodes (and thus
> filehandles) over a directory move, badness happens.
>
> Arguably it's a NFS client problem

No no - this happens on LOCAL disk. No NFS needed at all.

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