Re: [PATCH 3/4] ovl: only lock readdir for accessing the cache

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On Thu, Mar 7, 2024 at 6:13 PM Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Mar 2024 at 15:09, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 7 Mar 2024 at 14:11, Amir Goldstein <amir73il@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > P.S. A guard for ovl_inode_lock() would have been useful in this patch set,
> > > but it's up to you if you want to define one and use it.
> I like the concept of guards, though documentation and examples are
> lacking and the API is not trivial to understand at first sight.
> For overlayfs I'd start with ovl_override_creds(), since that is used
> much more extensively than ovl_inode_lock().

OK. let's wait for this to land first:

As I wrote in the review of v2,
I'd rather that Christian will review and pick up the non-overlayfs bits,
which head suggested and only after that will I review the overlayfs


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