Re: 2.6.6-rc1-mm1

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Apr 19 2004 - 20:28:14 EST

Ian Kent <raven@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Apr 2004, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > 4-autofs4-2.6.0-expire-20040405.patch exports vfsmount_lock which is probably
> > not exactly a good design. It's only used by autofs4_may_umount which isn't
> > autofs-specific at all.
> >
> Sorry Christoph, your recommendation is?

May as well rename that function to may_umount(), document it, suck it into
fs/namespace.c or fs/namei.c and export it to modules.

That does increase the size of the static kernel a little, so arguably we
shouldn't make this change until/unless we see a second user of the

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