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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] Permit filesystem local caching and NFS superblock sharing [try #13]
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Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> wrote:

> autofs v4 doesn't rely on mkdir never returning EACCESS just that it
> return EEXIST if the directory exists. Never the less if the behavior of
> stat will work in this case I'll change v4 to do it the way you suggest
> (as v5 does already).

As long as you don't rely on stat...mkdir working. That can go wrong if the
dentry gets booted from the dcache by memory pressure in the "...".

David
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