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Date:   Wed, 1 Nov 2023 02:25:53 +0000
From:   Al Viro <>
To:     Steven Rostedt <>
Cc:     LKML <>,
        Linux Trace Kernel <>,
        Masami Hiramatsu <>,
        Mark Rutland <>,
        Ajay Kaher <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] eventfs: Process deletion of dentry more thoroughly

On Tue, Oct 31, 2023 at 02:47:03PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> From: "Steven Rostedt (Google)" <>
> Looking at how dentry is removed via the tracefs system, I found that
> eventfs does not do everything that it did under tracefs. The tracefs
> removal of a dentry calls simple_recursive_removal() that does a lot more
> than a simple d_invalidate().

Umm...  Is there any reason not to use simple_recursive_removal() there?

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