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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: Restore files_lock and set_fs_root exports
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    Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 11:05:38AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
    >
    >>Hello, Andrew,
    >>
    >>Some export-removal work causes breakage for an out-of-tree filesystem.
    >>Could you please apply the attached patch to restore the exports for
    >>files_lock and set_fs_root?
    >
    >
    > What out of tree filesystem, and what the heck is it doing?
    >
    > Without proper explanation it's vetoed.
    >
    > btw, any reason you put half the world in the Cc list? Al and Andrew I
    > see, but do the other people on the Cc list have to do with it? And you
    > forgot the person that killed the export.

    Well, autofsng patches (new set forthcoming) use set_fs_root/set_fs_pwd
    to pivot a call_usermodehelper process into the triggering process's
    namespace.

    It has no need however for files_lock.

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