Re: [PATCH 0/6 v7] overlay filesystem - request for inclusion

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue Mar 22 2011 - 14:49:04 EST

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Locking analysis would be really nice; AFAICS, it violates locking order
> when called from e.g. ->setattr() and its protection against renames is
> nowhere near enough.  I might be missing something subtle, but...

Miklos - have you tried using this with lockdep (together with the
same filesystems mounted natively too)? I'd expect that that should
show any bad lock usage..

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