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SubjectRe: [patch] stop inotify from sending random DELETE_SELF event under load


On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, Al Viro wrote:
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> Uhh... I still don't understand which behaviour do you want.
>
> * removal of this link, postponed to indefinite future (until we
> do not have any users of that dentry) [ new behaviour ]
> * moment when the last link is gone _and_ nobody uses any dentries
> pointing to object, with information taken from the last one still in use
> [ old behaviour ]

Old behaviour (well, "old" is relative) is apparently the expected one.

But the old behaviour had a bug: we _also_ call dentry_iput() for
non-deletes.

Linus
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