kernel lock in dcache.c

From: Mark Hemment (
Date: Sat Apr 28 2001 - 13:13:56 EST


  d_move() in fs/dcache.c is checking the kernel lock is held
(switch_names() does the same, but is only called from d_move()).

  My question is why?
  I can't see what it is using the kernel lock to sync/protect against.

  Anyone out there know?


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