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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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