Re: [RFC][PATCH 05/10] cifs: define superblock-level cache index objects and register them

From: David Howells
Date: Fri Jun 25 2010 - 08:58:44 EST

Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Also, considering the UNC name of the resource (//server/share) may not
> be a good idea too as the cache will not be used when for e.g. IPaddress
> is used to mount.

You could convert the UNC name to an IP address, and just use that as your

> > validate the root directory of the share in some way?
> I don't know if there is a way to do this.

Is there an inode number or something? Even the creation time might do.

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