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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vfs: Add a trace point in the mark_inode_dirty function
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Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> writes:

> [...] ok let me rephrase that. What would a user DO with this inode
> number information, given that the filename is already passed on;
> what additional useful, not-infinitely-hard-to-get piece of
> information [...]

Perhaps "infinitely hard" is the wrong criterion, but passing inode
numbers lets a tracepoint client track changes to the same file, even
though the file may be renamed/unlinked over time.

- FChE


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