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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] vfs: Add a trace point in the mark_inode_dirty function
    Arjan van de Ven <> 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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