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SubjectRe: [PATCH] EXPORTFS: Don't return NULL from fh_to_dentry()/fh_to_parent() [ver #4]
On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 12:42:28PM -0500, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> Not of fh_to_dentry(), but it looks like fh_to_parent() is the same. So
> you'd want the below.
> This is partially reverting 440037287c5, which appears to have also do
> some changing of NULLs to ESTALEs which we might also want to reconsider
> at some point. Maybe Christoph could explain what the rationale was.

Miklos suggested always returning ERR_PTR values instead of a a min
or NULLs and ERR_PTR values to make the interface cleaner. I tend
to agree, but botched up the conversion.

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