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SubjectRe: [PATCH] __wait_on_freeing_inode fix
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On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 15:38 +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> I think it should work without Artem's patch too, since prune_icache()
> removes the inode from the hash chain at the same time (under
> inode_lock) as changing it's state to I_FREEING. So the pruned inode
> will never be seen by iget().

Doh. Yes, of course -- it had temporarily escaped my notice that the
whole _point_ of Artem's patch is that prune_icache() is currently
broken in precisely the way you describe.

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dwmw2

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