Re: [PATCH 21/32] ext4: modify ext4_xattr_ino_array to hold struct inode *

From: Theodore Ts'o
Date: Thu Jun 22 2017 - 10:28:14 EST

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:21:31PM -0700, Tahsin Erdogan wrote:
> Tracking struct inode * rather than the inode number eliminates the
> repeated ext4_xattr_inode_iget() call later. The second call cannot
> fail in practice but still requires explanation when it wants to ignore
> the return value. Avoid the trouble and make things simple.
> Signed-off-by: Tahsin Erdogan <tahsin@xxxxxxxxxx>

Added to the ext4 patch queue, thanks.

- Ted