Re: [PATCH] nfs_unlink() race (was: nfs_refresh_inode: inode number mismatch)

From: Frank Cusack (
Date: Mon Jun 09 2003 - 15:46:55 EST

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 06:40:43PM +0200, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> If people prefer 'rm -rf' correctness instead of unlinked-but-open,
> then we could do that by changing the behaviour of 'unlink' on a
> silly-deleted filed. Currently it returns EBUSY, but we could just as
> well have it complete the unlink, and mark the inode as being stale...

Actually, *currently* it unlinks. :-) That's the problem.

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