Re: [PATCH] cleanup for fixing get_super() races

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 20:34:43 EST

On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Alexander Viro wrote:
> Fine with me. Actually in _all_ cases execept cdrom.c it's preceded by
> either sync_dev() or fsync_dev(). What do you think about pulling that
> into the same function?

I'd actually prefer not. I don't think it makes sense from a conceptual
standpoint, and I think drivers could validly say "syncing this device at
this point is _wrong_".


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