Re: [PATCH] ecryptfs: some inode attrs, and a question

From: hooanon05
Date: Fri Jan 16 2009 - 02:42:54 EST

Andrew Morton:
> > + atomic_inc_return(&lower_dentry->d_inode->i_count);
> > + atomic_inc_return(&lower_inode->i_count);
> atomic_inc() would suffice here, yes?

I thought that ..._return() is smp safe and necessary here.
Because lower_inode may be touched by lower fs (outside of ecryptfs).

Anyway my original patch seemed to be already dropped.

J. R. Okajima
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