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Re: [PATCH 4/7] XFS: Return case-insensitive match for dentry cache

To: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/7] XFS: Return case-insensitive match for dentry cache
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 10:56:38 -0400
Cc: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>, Barry Naujok <bnaujok@xxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 04:41:20PM +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> I haven't really been following this, but I was wondering if this could
> be made generic and used in the CIFS code as well.  They currently (I
> think) have an awefull hack where they update the name in the dentry
> (which throws a warning about dropping a const attribute in the memcpy).

yes, it should.  the new lookup higher level code added here should
probably be a helper in dcache.c although that'll need a new abstraction
for the unicode table handling.


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