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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/12] FS-Cache: Generic filesystem caching facility
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> And if it _is_ properly named (ie it really does mean "this entry
> positively does not exist") then it shouldn't have the same
> representation as NULL, because NULL really is traditionally used
> for "unknown" rather than "known to not exist".

You mean like:

> a negative dentry (dentry->d_inode = NULL) is another.

? :)

-- Jamie
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