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SubjectRe: [patch] stop inotify from sending random DELETE_SELF event under load
On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 05:24 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 09:03:36PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > One possibility is to mark the dentry deleted in d_flags. That would mean
> > something like this (against the just-pushed-put v2.6.14-rc2, which has
> > my previous hack).
> >
> > Untested. Al?
> Uhh... I still don't understand which behaviour do you want.

> * removal of this link, at the moment when it stops being accessible
> [ none of the above, better done from vfs_...() ]

That is the behaviour we want, how does Linus's second patch not
accomplish this?

John McCutchan <>
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