Re: [PATCH 02/28] r/o bind mount prepwork: move open_namei()'s vfs_create()

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 10:31:03 EST

On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 04:52:41PM -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
> The code around vfs_create() in open_namei() is getting a
> bit too complex. Right now, there is at least the reference
> count on the dentry, and the i_mutex to worry about. Soon,
> we'll also have mnt_writecount.
> So, break the vfs_create() call out of open_namei(), and
> into a helper function. This duplicates the call to
> may_open(), but that isn't such a bad thing since the
> arguments (acc_mode and flag) were being heavily massaged
> anyway.
> Later in the series, we'll add the mnt_writecount handling
> around this new function call.

Ok. Again please send to Andrew ASAP.

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