getdents64 problem in 2.6.23

Joakim Tjernlund joakim.tjernlund at
Mon Oct 29 13:30:50 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-10-29 at 13:58 +0100, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 20:26 -0400, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-10-29 at 00:58 +0100, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> > > David, before rewriting getdents et. all may I ask you to apply the
> > > patch I sent today? Then we will have something that works and go
> > > from there.
> > 
> > I'm not happy about having fd->raw still pointing to nodes which may no
> > longer exist. Can't we set it to NULL (and cope with potential fallout)?
> Thats a diffrent story. Now I fixed the bug so it behaves like the 
> !mark_node_obsolete case. Walking through all ->raw references is
> something I will save for a rainy dag, I need to fix a few other bugs in
> our system ATM.

ehh, my patch may be somewhat wrong, need to reflect a bit on that. I
might even get to the ->raw = NULL thing :)

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