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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/28] VFS: Remove MNT_EXPIRE support
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    Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 11:12:00AM -0400, Mike Waychison wrote:
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    >>Christoph Hellwig wrote:
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    >>>On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 10:42:32AM -0400, Mike Waychison wrote:
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    >>>
    >>>>Drop support for MNT_EXPIRE (flag to umount(2)). Nobody was using it and it
    >>>>didn't fit into the new expiry framework.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>umm, this is a user API, you can't simply drop it.
    >>>
    >>
    >>Is anybody using it though?
    >
    >
    > doesn't matter much. Maybe Sun likes deliberately breaking user ABIs in
    > Solaris, but in Linux we certainly don't.

    I wouldn't know, I only play with Linux ;)

    >
    >
    >>Hmm. I'll think about it a while to figure out how to map this
    >>functionality to the new expire semantics. Any suggestions?
    >
    >
    > Hey, it's you who wants the new semantics. And you didn't even explain
    > them in detail.
    >

    Hmm.. I think some bits of the series bounced. Let me look.

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