[PATCH 10/14] sysfs: Rework sysfs_drop_dentry
teheo at suse.de
Tue Jul 31 04:17:57 PDT 2007
Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> This modifies sysfs_drop_dentry so it no longers needs the
> sysfs_assoc_lock and it's assorted challenges.
> The principal idea is that __sysfs_get_dentry when not creating dentry
> will return a dentry for the sysfs_dirent if there is one in the
> dcache. If we do get a dentry we can drop it and force it out
> of the cache.
> For good measure I am also calling shrink_dcache_parent which will
> force all of the child dentries out of the dcache as well if it
> is a directory.
I don't think we need this as we drop all sd's recursively anyway. Can
we drop it?
Other than that, looks good.
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