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Re: [RFC][PATCH] extended attributes

To: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] extended attributes
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 07:48:43 +0100
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Andreas Gruenbacher <ag@xxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, acl-devel@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 02:19:56PM +1100, Nathan Scott wrote:
> I'm not sure this would work for the extattr/lextattr variants where
> we don't have an fd to hold the state.  Should the list operation

Right. I forgot that.

Then I guess it is better to use EA_LIST_SIZE / EA_GET_LIST (EAGAIN on race)

Whole point is to just avoid to have an stateless cursor. 

-Andi


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