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SubjectRe: [PATCH 16/24] link_path_walk: kill the recursion
On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 02:41:31PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 2:32 PM, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> >
> > A kilobyte would suffice for 32 levels. _IF_ we go for "lift the restrictions
> > on nesting completely", sure, we want to switch to (on-demand) dynamic
> > allocation.
>
> And no, we will *never* lift the recursion limit. Not for 1kB, not for
> 1MB. Never.

We still have the "no more than 40 links total" limit, so it would obviously
be limited by that...


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