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SubjectRe: 2.4.15-pre9 breakage (inode.c)
On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 01:31:18AM -0500, Alexander Viro wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Nov 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> > you are screwed because you were running a broken filesystem: it is its
> > own business to drop the inodes if it fails, all it needs to do is to
> > call invalidate_inodes(s) internally before returning from the read_super
> > in the failure case.
> Cute. Do you realize that _every_ fs would have to do that?

I don't care who has to do it, but who has to do it it has to do it in a
very very very very slow path, and you want to handle it in iput fast
path instead, cute?

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