>>>>> " " == Linus Torvalds <email@example.com> writes:
> Also note that the regular "symlink in page cache" helper
> routines might notbe appropriate even for "normal"
> filesystems. Somebody mentioned the "symlink depends on user"
> issue with some NFS servers. That could be handled by using the
> page cache and indexing it on the "uid", instead of always
> using index 0. But it would mean that the page cache helper
> functions couldn't be used directly for such a symlink setup.
Actually, NFS already has a private scheme precisely because of the
Are you serious about the uid indexing thing though? It'd be dead easy
to implement, but do we really want something like this in generic NFS?
Personally, I would have thought that a mount option to turn off
caching of readdir/symlinks/... would be a better solution for those
few cases that need it.
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