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    SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH 2/8] revoke: inode revoke lock V7
    This is a relatively minor detail in the rather bigger context of this
    patch, but...

    > @@ -642,6 +644,7 @@ struct inode {
    > struct list_head inotify_watches; /* watches on this inode */
    > struct mutex inotify_mutex; /* protects the watches list */
    > #endif
    > + wait_queue_head_t i_revoke_wait;

    That seems like a relatively hefty addition to every inode in the system
    when revoke - I think - will be a fairly rare operation. Would there be
    any significant cost to using a single, global revoke-wait queue instead
    of growing the inode structure?


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