Re: [RFC] event cleanup, part 2

From: Neil Brown (
Date: Tue Jan 01 2002 - 23:26:00 EST

On Tuesday January 1, wrote:
> Linus merged the first part of my patches that remove
> 'event' into 2.5.2-pre3.
> Attached is the second patch.
> patch 1: remove all event users except readdir().
> Merged.

Not quite. ext2 and ext3 (At least) use event to set i_generation to
a pseudo-random number, and that still seems to be so in 2.5.2-pre6.
What do you plan to do with that usage of event?
Possibly replacing it with net_random or similar would be fine.

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