Re: [git pull] fixes for 3.12-final

From: Al Viro
Date: Sun Nov 03 2013 - 14:55:36 EST

On Sun, Nov 03, 2013 at 10:25:32AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Ugh.
> This is too late since I want to do 3.12 today, and it seems to not be
> a regression - from what I can tell, the problem has always existed,
> no?
> So I'll consider this post-3.12. However, it also strikes me that we
> should just clean things up, and make "i_ino" be an u64, and be able
> to do this without the vfs_getattr_nosec() games.

IIRC, at some point such an attempt has seriously hurt iget() on 32bit
boxen, so we ended up deciding not to go there. Had been years ago,
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