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SubjectRe: [patch 12/16] fix race between writeback and unlink
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On Mon, 2002-06-03 at 18:19, Linus Torvalds wrote:
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> On 3 Jun 2002, Chris Mason wrote:
> >
> > Or am I missing something?
>
> No. I think that in the long run we really would want all of the writeback
> preallocation should happen in the "struct file", not in "struct inode".
> And they should be released at file close ("release()"), not at iput()
> time.

reiserfs does preallocation and tail packing in release() right now, but
do we really need preallocation at all once delayed allocation is
stable?

-chris


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