Re: [RFC][PATCH 06/10] cifs: define inode-level cache object andregister them

From: Suresh Jayaraman
Date: Fri Jun 25 2010 - 08:50:30 EST

On 06/23/2010 10:32 PM, David Howells wrote:
> Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Define inode-level data storage objects (managed by cifsInodeInfo structs).
>> Each inode-level object is created in a super-block level object and is
>> itself a data storage object in to which pages from the inode are stored.
>> The inode object is keyed by UniqueId. The coherency data being used is
>> LastWriteTime and the file size.
> Isn't there a file creation time too?

I think the creation time is currently being ignored as we won't be able
to accomodate in POSIX stat struct.

> I take it you don't support caching on files that are open for writing at this
> time?


Suresh Jayaraman
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