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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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