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Date:	Sat, 16 Oct 2010 12:12:10 -0400
From:	Christoph Hellwig <>
To:	Nick Piggin <>
Cc:	Christoph Hellwig <>,
	Dave Chinner <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/17] fs: icache lock s_inodes list

On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 06:54:11PM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Because in the first part of the inode lock series, it is breaking
> locks in obvious small steps as possible, by adding global locks
> protecting bits of what inode_lock used to.

As seen by Dave's respin making it per-sb was just as easy as making
it global. And it really is the logical synchronization domain.

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