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SubjectRe: [patch 1/6] fs: icache RCU free inodes
Nick Piggin <> writes:

> So here is the inode RCU code. It's obviously not worth doing until the
> actual rcu-walk path walking is in, but I'd like to get opinions on it.
> It would be nice to merge it in Al's tree at some point, though.

I read the patch. It was quite monotonous (I guess that's a good thing)
But it wasn't clear to me why you added the INIT_LIST_HEAD()s
everywhere. Is this for stopping parallel walkers?

Ok there's a comment in the doc: "VFS expects it to be initialized"
Is that really true today? I don't think the old code does that.

Other than that it seems straight forward.

Reviewed-by: Andi Kleen <>


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