Re: Finding hardlinks

From: Trond Myklebust
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 05:35:12 EST

On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 19:14 +0100, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> Why don't you rip off the support for colliding inode number from the
> kernel at all (i.e. remove iget5_locked)?
> It's reasonable to have either no support for colliding ino_t or full
> support for that (including syscalls that userspace can use to work with
> such filesystem) --- but I don't see any point in having half-way support
> in kernel as is right now.

What would ino_t have to do with inode numbers? It is only used as a
hash table lookup. The inode number is set in the ->getattr() callback.


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