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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] AFS: Implement basic file write support
Andrew Morton <> wrote:

> set_page_dirty() will set I_DIRTY_PAGES only. ie: the inode has dirty
> pagecache data.
> To tell the VFS that the inode itself is dirty one needs to run
> mark_inode_dirty().

But what's the difference in this case? I don't need to write the inode back
per se, and the inode attributes can be updated by the mechanism of data

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