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

To: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/7] XFS: Return case-insensitive match for dentry cache
From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 16:41:20 +1100
Cc: Barry Naujok <bnaujok@xxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Hi all,

On Thu, 3 Apr 2008 15:22:09 +1000 David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Apr 02, 2008 at 04:25:12PM +1000, Barry Naujok wrote:
> > This implements the code to store the actual filename found
> > during a lookup in the dentry cache and to avoid multiple entries
> > in the dcache pointing to the same inode.

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).

-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sfr/

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