Re: "fs/namei.c: keep track of nd->root refcount status" causes boot panic

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Sep 03 2019 - 09:50:27 EST

On Tue, Sep 03, 2019 at 02:48:32PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> Not sure what would be the best way to do it... I don't mind breaking
> the out-of-tree modules, whatever their license is; what I would rather
> avoid is _quiet_ breaking of such.

Any out of tree module running against an upstream kernel will need
a recompile for a new version anyway. So I would not worry about it
at all.