Re: [GIT PULL] notification tree - try 37!

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Aug 06 2010 - 20:06:36 EST

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 04:34:31PM -0700, Matt Helsley wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 11:58:39AM -0400, Eric Paris wrote:
> > Here it is again! Another notification pull request! There is still
> > future work to be done on notification, but nothing that I believe
> > others would call blocking or functional. The work I plan to do
> > includes:
> >
> > 1) Al has discussed the addition of a file_clone() call in the VFS which
> > would eliminate my use of __dentry_open() and would allow the removal of
> > the rather hideous FMODE_/O_NONOTIFY.
> I did a quick search and can't find a mailing list post on this. Was
> it a private discussion or is there something I can read about what
> file_clone() will do?

I'm also totally missing on any re-post of these patches or discussion
of the changes during the last development window.

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