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SubjectRe: [PATCH 9/9] nfs: don't open in ->d_revalidate
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"Myklebust, Trond" <Trond.Myklebust@netapp.com> writes:

> It makes a big difference to the cache miss case, since not only is the
> entire path looked up again, but the LOOKUP_REVAL flag gets set, which
> forces a full lookup of each component (as opposed to just
> revalidating).

This is not about a cache miss. It's about a cache hit (positive cached
dentry) but changed inode on the server.

Is this a likely scenario?

Thanks,
Miklos


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