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SubjectRe: check_lock() in d_move() and switch_names()?

On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> Hi,
> The check for BKL in d_move() and switch_names() seem to be unnecessary as
> d_move() takes dcache_lock and switch_names() is only called by
> d_move(). So, if the callers take BKL just for the sake of d_move() they
> do not need to, but if, for other reasons, then that is fine. In any case,
> the checks in both functions can be removed, imho. Opinions?

Tigran, _please_ stop it. d_move() needs BKL. Test in question is a
sanity check _and_ reminder of that fact, so please leave it in place.
Microoptimizations are OK when they make the code cleaner, but here...

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