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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/6] r/o bind mount prepwork: move open_namei()'s vfs_create()
    On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 09:57:31AM -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
    > The code around vfs_create() in open_namei() is getting a
    > bit too complex. Right now, there is at least the reference
    > count on the dentry, and the i_mutex to worry about. Soon,
    > we'll also have mnt_writecount.
    > So, break the vfs_create() call out of open_namei(), and
    > into a helper function. This duplicates the call to
    > may_open(), but that isn't such a bad thing since the
    > arguments (acc_mode and flag) were being heavily massaged
    > anyway.
    > Signed-off-by: Dave Hansen <>

    Acked-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

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