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SubjectRe: [PATCH] backport iget_locked from 2.5/2.6

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 04:07:14PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> Provide an iget variant without unlocking the inode and ->read_inode
> call. This is needed for XFS and IIRC the reiserfs folks wanted it,
> too.

No. This patch is useless for our purposes. (and coda/nfs ).
We wanted to get rid of a race where inode allocation and
filling fs specific parts are done non-atomically.
The patch below does not achieve this. We still fill inode private part
outside of inode_lock locked region.

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