getdents64 problem in 2.6.23

Jörn Engel joern at
Sun Oct 28 19:49:51 EDT 2007

On Sun, 28 October 2007 18:28:36 +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> However, I think it's fine to _overwrite_ the deletion dirents with
> new ones.  getdentds() allows new names created during a directory
> read to appear or not in the lsit.

Correct.  You can delete/overwrite dentries, but you may not rearrange
their order wrt. i_pos cookies.


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