Re: [patch 04/14] gfs2: dont call permission()

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri May 23 2008 - 05:32:43 EST

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 10:12:06AM +0100, Steven Whitehouse wrote:
> > I also suspect the conditional locking in gfs2_do_permission() could
> > be cleaned up, due to the removal of the implicit recursion.
> >
> In order to be sure we'd have to check that there are no NFS code paths
> left which can reach this code. That has usually been the reason for
> conditional locking.
> In general the patch looks ok to me, and since it doesn't appear to
> depend on anything else, I can drop it in my GFS2 git tree if that would
> be helpful at this stage,

The NFS ->lookup inside filldir recursion is still there, but I plan to
fix that for .27. You'll be Cc'ed on that patch.

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