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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/21] vfs: atomic open v6 (part 2)
On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 06:56:05PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 12:10:56PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> > WARNING: I haven't even tried to boot it. It builds, but this is all I can
> > promise at the moment. I'm about to fall down (it's 7am here already ;-/),
> > will give it some beating when I get up. It almost certainly has bugs, so
> > consider that as call for review and not much more.
> OK, it boots, mounts NFS and even manages to build a kernel on it. Which
> probably would meet Linus' "it's perfect, ship it" criteria, so go ahead
> and beat it up, folks.

And in vfs.git#master there's a followup to that. ->d_revalidate(),
->lookup() and ->create() are nameidata-free now. IOW, open intents
crap is well and truly dead. Good riddance.

Miklos, if I see you at Kernel Summit (or anywhere else, for that matter),
I owe you a bottle of booze of your choice.

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