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SubjectRe: NFS locking bug -- limited mtime resolution means nfs_lock() does not provide coherency guarantee
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>>>>> " " == Jamie Lokier <lk@tantalophile.demon.co.uk> writes:

> If we're getting serious about adding finer-grained mtimes to
> ext2, could we please consider using those bits as a way to
> know, for sure, whether a file has changed?

Agreed.

> Btw, the whole cache coherency thing would probably work very
> well just updating times in in-core inodes.

No. Things fall in and out of the inode cache all the time. That's a
vicious circle that's going to lead to a lot of unnecessary traffic.

Cheers,
Trond
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