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From: Alex Tomas <alex@clusterfs.com>
To: Peter Staubach <staubach@redhat.com>
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	ext4 development <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org>,
	dmonakhov@sw.ru, alex@clusterfs.com,
	Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] return ENOENT from ext3_link when racing with unlink
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 01:07:59 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m33b6avd4w.fsf@bzzz.home.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45AD4B20.70507@redhat.com> (Peter Staubach's message of "Tue\, 16 Jan 2007 17\:01\:04 -0500")

>>>>> Peter Staubach (PS) writes:


 PS> Just out of curosity, what keeps i_nlink from going to 0 immediately
 PS> after the new test is executed?

i_mutex in vfs_link() and vfs_unlink()

thanks, Alex

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-16 22:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-15 18:18 Eric Sandeen
2007-01-16 22:01 ` Peter Staubach
2007-01-16 22:07   ` Alex Tomas [this message]
2007-01-16 22:15     ` Peter Staubach

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