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SubjectRe: [PATCH =-v3 07/21] fanotify: fastpath to ignore certain in core inodes
On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 11:50:55 -0500
Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 11:11:03AM -0500, Eric Paris wrote:
> > Allows a process to ignore certain events for the given in core inodes.
> > This does not preclude the need to keep a userspace or xattr based
> > cache if a fanotifier listener wants something with a different lifetime
> > than in core inode.
>
> Please just do this in userspace instead of bloating the inode.

Sounds a good way of ruining the performance.

Alan


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