Re: [PATCH 13/32] ext4: ext4_xattr_value_same() should return false for external data

From: Theodore Ts'o
Date: Wed Jun 21 2017 - 22:05:03 EST

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:21:23PM -0700, Tahsin Erdogan wrote:
> ext4_xattr_value_same() is used as a quick optimization in case the new
> xattr value is identical to the previous value. When xattr value is
> stored in a xattr inode the check becomes expensive so it is better to
> just assume that they are not equal.
> Signed-off-by: Tahsin Erdogan <tahsin@xxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks, added to the ext4 patch queue.

- Ted