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Date:   Wed, 5 Aug 2020 09:45:52 +0200
From:   Miklos Szeredi <>
To:     Ian Kent <>
Cc:     David Howells <>,
        Al Viro <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Miklos Szeredi <>,
        Christian Brauner <>,
        Jann Horn <>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <>,
        Karel Zak <>, Jeff Layton <>,
        Linux API <>,,
        LSM <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/18] fsinfo: Provide notification overrun handling
 support [ver #21]

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 4:46 AM Ian Kent <> wrote:

> Coming back to an actual use case.
> What I said above is one aspect but, since I'm looking at this right
> now with systemd, and I do have the legacy code to fall back to, the
> "just reset everything" suggestion does make sense.
> But I'm struggling to see how I can identify notification buffer
> overrun in libmount, and overrun is just one possibility for lost
> notifications, so I like the idea that, as a library user, I can
> work out that I need to take action based on what I have in the
> notifications themselves.

Hmm, what's the other possibility for lost notifications?


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