Re: [PATCH] vfs: fix race in rcu lookup of pruned dentry

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 22:17:46 EST

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 7:14 PM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Good catch, that test was indeed the wrong way around. Thanks.

Oh, and Al - just fold the thing into the original patch rather than
carry a buggy patch and the fix around. You might as well credit Hugh
as author for the whole thing, since he ended up being not just the
one to find the problem, but describe the solution anyway and fix the

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