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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC v3] vfs: make fstatat retry once on ESTALE errors from getattr call
    Steve Dickson [] wrote:
    > > Returning ESTALERETRY would be registering for it in a way and it is
    > > somewhat cleaner than having to go all the way back up to the fstype to
    > > figure out whether you want to retry it or not.
    > How would legacy apps handle this new errno, esp if they have logic
    > to take care of ESTALE errors?
    > steved.

    As I understand, there is no new errno for the apps. This new
    ESTALERETRY is produced and consumed by kernel only.

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