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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC v3] vfs: make fstatat retry once on ESTALE errors from getattr call
    Steve Dickson [] wrote:
    > > 2) if we assume that it is fairly representative of one, how can we
    > > achieve retrying indefinitely with NFS, or at least some large finite
    > > amount?
    > The amount of looping would be peer speculation. If the problem can
    > not be handled by one simple retry I would say we simply pass the
    > error up to the app... Its an application issue...

    As someone said, ESTALE is an incorrect errno for a path based call.
    How about turning ESTALE into ENOENT after a retry or few retries?

    Regards, Malahal.

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