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Date:	Mon, 3 Sep 2007 08:43:13 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <>
To:	Josef 'Jeff' Sipek <>
cc:,,,,,,, Erez Zadok <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/32] Unionfs: do not use fsstack_copy_attr_all

On Sep 2 2007 22:20, Josef 'Jeff' Sipek wrote:
>+/* copy a/m/ctime from the lower branch with the newest times */
>+static inline void unionfs_copy_attr_times(struct inode *upper)
>+		/* XXX: should we notify_change on our upper inode? */

I do not think so. Inotifying should only happen when the user really 
did something (e.g. touch, cp, whatever). When merely the newest time is 
picked from a stack of files and applied to the user-visible dentry, 
nothing should happen.

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