RE: [PATCH] path_lookup for 2.4.20-pre4 (ChangeSet@1.587.10.71)

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 09:16:44 EST

On Maw, 2003-07-08 at 15:04, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> This patch breaks NFS close-to-open cache consistency as it undoes
> those changes that provide path revalidation for the case of
> open(".").
> The changelog entry doesn't even attempt to document this removal...

I was a little suprised it went in, it never seemed a candidate for
dealing with a stable tree, just optimisation stuff that is 2.5 material

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