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SubjectRe: [patch] smarter atime updates
OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
>
> #define UPDATE_ATIME(inode) \
> do { \
> if ((inode)->i_atime != CURRENT_TIME) \
> update_atime (inode); \
> } while (0)
>

yes, that'd be fine. The more conventional approach
would be to blow away the strange UPPER CASE name and:

static inline void update_atime(struct inode *inode)
{
if (inode->i_atime != CURRENT_TIME)
__update_atime(inode);
}

But that would be a bigger patch, and I rather like shaving
off three quarters of the sys_read() overhead with a two-liner ;)

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