Re: + r-o-bind-mount-clean-up-ocfs2-nlink-handling.patch added to-mm tree

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 12:06:02 EST

On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 09:02 -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:

> > There's one too many drop_nlink()'s in this block, unless I'm not
> > reading this right.
> It needs to be double-dropped for any directory inodes. Some of the
> older code just did i_nlink-=2, and I chose to just call drop_nlink()
> twice instead of making another helper to do arbitrary arithmetic on
> i_nlink.
> I believe this made up for the
> if (S_ISDIR(inode->i_mode))
> inode->i_nlink = 0;
> in the old code.

Ok, I had a feeling it was something like that .. A comment around there
might be helpful though, so people don't query you on in the future.


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