Re: [PATCH 12/13] sysfs: Propagate renames to the vfs on demand

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 21:35:16 EST

Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hello,
> Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>> NFS does exactly the same thing I am doing.
> Oh... well, sysfs directories parenting other filesystems are pretty
> rare and well defined. Although it's not very pretty, I don't think
> we'll see any actual problem there. Thanks for the explanation.

To be perfectly clear, if we hit this ugly case. The internal
sysfs_dirent tree is always what it should be. Only the VFS dentry
cache doesn't get updated.

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