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Re: nfs vs xfstests 193

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: nfs vs xfstests 193
From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2013 15:47:47 -0500
Cc: Stanislav Kholmanskikh <stanislav.kholmanskikh@xxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-nfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Vasily Isaenko <vasily.isaenko@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Sachin S. Prabhu" <sprabhu@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 03:44:04PM -0500, bfields wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 10:08:58AM -0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 05:20:34PM +0400, Stanislav Kholmanskikh wrote:
> > > Just to make the behaviour more consistent between NFS and other
> > > "local" file systems as It was done by
> > > commit 
> > > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?id=0953e620de0538cbd081f1b45126f6098112a598
> > 
> > Seems like we got others in line with XFS behavior.
> But, not having tested the behavior, it looks like fs/open.c has a
> simlar !S_ISDIR() check.  Where's that behavior implemented?
> > I'd prefer to have NFS follow this as well.
> Huh.  Sachin, do you remember if there was any other motivation behind
> that patch?

Never mind, I see, the complaint is about the case where the id's don't
change, not about the directory case.  So Sachin's
0953e620de0538cbd081f1b45126f6098112a598 doesn't actually have anything
to do with this.

I'm fine with removing the id comparisons and changing the nfsd behavior
to match local filesystems.


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