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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/30] r/o bind mounts: stub functions
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On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 19:32 -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 02:37:30PM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
> >
> > This patch adds two function mnt_want_write() and mnt_drop_write().
> > These are used like a lock pair around and fs operations that might
> > cause a write to the filesystem.
>
> Argh, is there some reason why this couldn't have gotten merged in
> -rc1, ahead of the rest of the patch series? This one is going to
> cause more cross-tree merge pain with any filesystem tree that have
> changes to fs/*/ioctl.c.

I wasn't meaning for this to hit the 2.6.25-rc series. We had some
review comments just when the merge window opened, and I was expecting
them to get stuck back in -mm for another round.

-- Dave



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