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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/9] VFS: Introduce a mount context
Miklos Szeredi <> wrote:

> And the static string thing that David implemented is also a very good
> idea, IMO.

There is an issue with it: it's fine as long as you keep a ref on the module
that generated it or clear all strings as part of module removal (which the
mount context in this patchset does). With the NFS mount context I did, I
have to keep a ref on the NFS protocol module as well as the NFS filesystem

I'm tempted to make it conditionally copy the string using kvasprintf_const()
- which would also permit format substitution.


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