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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 01/19] fs: new API for handling inode->i_version
On Fri 22-12-17 18:54:57, Jeff Layton wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-12-23 at 10:14 +1100, NeilBrown wrote:
> > > +#include <linux/fs.h>
> > > +
> > > +/*
> > > + * The change attribute (i_version) is mandated by NFSv4 and is mostly for
> > > + * knfsd, but is also used for other purposes (e.g. IMA). The i_version must
> > > + * appear different to observers if there was a change to the inode's data or
> > > + * metadata since it was last queried.
> > > + *
> > > + * It should be considered an opaque value by observers. If it remains the same
> >
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >
> > You keep using that word ... I don't think it means what you think it
> > means.
> > Change that sentence to:
> >
> > Observers see i_version as a 64 number which never decreases.
> >
> > and the rest still makes perfect sense.
> >
>
> Thanks! Fixed in my tree. I'll not resend the set just for that though.

With this fixed the patch looks good to me. You can add:

Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>

Honza

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Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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