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SubjectRe: [BUG] symlink problem with knfsd and reiserfs
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>>>>> " " == Nikita Danilov <Nikita@Namesys.COM> writes:

> Yes, inode->i_generation is stored in the file handle:
> fs/reiserfs/inode.c:reiserfs_dentry_to_fh().

But what is stored in inode->i_generation? AFAICS

inode->i_generation = le32_to_cpu (INODE_PKEY (inode)->k_dir_id);

which appears not to be a unique generation count. Isn't that instead
the directory's object id?

The point of i_generation is to provide a unique number that changes
every time you reuse the inode number.

Cheers,
Trond
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