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    SubjectRe: Q: NFSD readdir in linux-2.6.28
    On Fri, 2009-03-20 at 00:34 +0900, wrote:
    > If you remember why you discarded the FS_NO_LOOKUP_IN_READDIR flag
    > approach, please let me know. URL or something is enough.

    I was just lamenting that decision. I think someone persuaded me that
    the extra complexity wasn't worth it, and that we should just do it

    One option would be to restore the FS_NO_LOOKUP_IN_READDIR flag, and
    document that it means that your ->lookup is called _without_ i_mutex
    held. That would actually be OK in all cases that need the flag, I
    believe (since the whole point in those cases is that they have their
    _own_ locking which is why we did it in the first place).

    David Woodhouse Open Source Technology Centre Intel Corporation

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