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Date:	Mon, 5 Mar 2012 19:08:37 -0500
From:	Ted Ts'o <>
To:	Bernd Schubert <>
	"J. Bruce Fields" <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5 3/4] nfsd_open(): rename 'int access' to 'int
 may_flags' in nfsd_open()

On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 02:21:53PM +0100, Bernd Schubert wrote:
> Just rename this variable, as the next patch will add a flag and
> 'access' as variable name would not be correct any more.
> Signed-off-by: Bernd Schubert <>
> Acked-by: J. Bruce Fields<>
> ---
>  fs/nfsd/vfs.c |   18 ++++++++++--------
>  1 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 02:21:58PM +0100, Bernd Schubert wrote:
> Use 32-bit or 64-bit llseek() hashes for directory offsets depending on
> the NFS version. NFSv2 gets 32-bit hashes only.
> NOTE: This patch got rather complex as Christoph asked to set the
> filp->f_mode flag in the open call or immediatly after dentry_open()
> in nfsd_open() to avoid races.
> Personally I still do not see a reason for that and in my opinion
> FMODE_32BITHASH/FMODE_64BITHASH flags could be set nfsd_readdir(), as it
> follows directly after nfsd_open() without a chance of races.
> Signed-off-by: Bernd Schubert <>
> Acked-by: J. Bruce Fields<>
> ---
>  fs/nfsd/vfs.c |   15 +++++++++++++--
>  fs/nfsd/vfs.h |    2 ++
>  2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

NFS folks,

Since Bruce has ack'ed these patches I assume it will be OK if I carry
them in the ext4 tree for merging?  (They depend on changes in ext4
found in the first two patches of these patch series.)

						- Ted
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