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SubjectRe: [PATCH 20/20] honor r/w changes at do_remount() time
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On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 06:19 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> * make the moments when i_nlink hits 0 bump the superblock writers
> count; drop it when such sucker gets freed on final iput.

Could you elaborate on this one a bit?

I assume that there are rules that once i_nlink hits 0, it never goes
back up again. It seems that a whole bunch (if not all) of the
individual filesystems do things to it. Is it really necessary to go
into all of those looking for the places that i_nlink hits 0? Seems
like it would be an awful lot of patching.

-- Dave


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