Re: [PATCH 2/5] VFS: Add VFS helper functions for setting up privatenamespaces

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 22:52:28 EST

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> (it keeps bugging me that the order of args to list_add() gets reversed
> as a result, but clearly with both starting out empty it doesn't
> matter..)

.. and the new one is more logical. "list_add()" really adds the first
entry to the list pointed to by the second one. It _works_ the other way
too in this case, as you point out, but now that you mention it, it really
looks like the pre-patch code is "wrong".

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