Re: [V9fs-developer] [GIT PULL] 9p file system bug fixes for 2.6.35-rc2

From: Aneesh Kumar K. V
Date: Wed Jun 30 2010 - 14:33:43 EST

On Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:16:15 -0600, Latchesar Ionkov <lucho@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think that you need to use the s_vfs_rename_mutex in the super_block
> struct instead of introducing a new rename_lock in the v9fs session.

I guess that will have lock dependency issue with inode->i_mutex. Also as Linus
suggested with dentry name copied we can avoid holding the lock when
doing 9P operation.

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