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

From: Frank Cusack (
Date: Tue Jun 10 2003 - 21:50:05 EST

On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 07:43:33PM -0700, Frank Cusack wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 03:27:54AM +0100, wrote:
> > The real problem is different: what happens if I take
> > silly-renamed file and rename it away? You suddenly get ->dir and
> > ->dentry if your nfs_unlinkdata having nothing to do with each other.

Wow, it's clear to me now :-) that this is another place I'm seeing NFS

> You could disallow rename if DCACHE_NFSFS_RENAMED is set. That would

> OK, where else besides rename would the dentry change?

I can answer this myself: link. (Is that correct?) Anywhere else?

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