Re: [git pull] vfs.git; pile 1

From: Boaz Harrosh
Date: Mon Jul 23 2012 - 12:55:11 EST

On 07/23/2012 12:03 PM, Al Viro wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20:25AM +0300, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
>> On 07/22/2012 11:20 PM, Al Viro wrote:
>>> I think the least painful solution is this: I've created a new branch
>>> (for-linus-2) in there, growing off the parent of merge in nfs.git.
>>> I've put the fixup to kern_path_locked() there as a separate commit
>>> + stuff that went in for-linus after that point.
>> Does this means that between "kern_path_locked() patch" and it's fixup
>> the tree is not bisectable? or is it just an enhancement/simplification?
>> Not having any opinion, just wants to know
> It is bisectable, all right; lookup_one_len() is OK there (note that
> places converted to kern_path_locked() used to use it before the
> conversion. It's just that lookup_one_len() is an overkill - we
> have already checked exec permissions on parent and we'd already
> calculated the full qstr for last component - both length and hash.
> All that is left to do is actual __lookup_hash()...

Ha, right thanks. I rushed through it and was not sure of the motivation.

Sounds good then. Less hassle for everybody.

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