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SubjectRe: [BUG] symlink problem with knfsd and reiserfs
On Tuesday 15. January 2002 16:27, Nikita Danilov wrote:

> In reiserfs there is no static inode table, so we keep global generation
> counter in a super block which is incremented on each inode deletion,
> this generation is stored in the new inodes. Not that good as per-inode
> generation, but we cannot do better without changing disk format.

Am I right in assuming that you therefore cannot check that the filehandle is
stale if the client presents you with the filehandle of the 'old' inode
(prior to deletion)?
However if the client compares the 'old' and 'new' filehandle, it will find
them to be different?

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