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Date:   Thu, 26 Nov 2020 18:44:57 +0800
From:   Yicong Yang <>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <>
CC:     <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: export vfs_stat() and vfs_fstatat()

On 2020/11/26 17:50, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 05:48:25PM +0800, Yicong Yang wrote:
>> Sorry for not describing the issues I met correctly in the commit message.
>> Actually we're using inline function vfs_stat() for getting the
>> attributes, which calls vfs_fstatat():
> Again, there generally isn't much need to look at the stat data
> for an in-kernel caller.  But without you submitting the code I can't
> really help you anyway.
> .

sure. we'll check to see whether it's necessary or there is other way. 

many thanks!

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