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From: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.de>
To: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>, Fox Chen <foxhlchen@gmail.com>
Cc: Fox Chen <foxhlchen@gmail.com>,
	vegard.nossum@oracle.com, viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk,
	rdunlap@infradead.org, grandmaster@al2klimov.de,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 00/12] docs: path-lookup: Update pathlookup docs
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 08:26:50 +1000
Message-ID: <875z0p4y8l.fsf@notabene.neil.brown.name> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87zgy1rihm.fsf@meer.lwn.net>


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On Tue, Apr 13 2021, Jonathan Corbet wrote:

> Fox Chen <foxhlchen@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> The Path lookup is a very complex subject in VFS. The path-lookup
>> document provides a very detailed guidance to help people understand
>> how path lookup works in the kernel. This document was originally
>> written based on three lwn articles five years ago. As times goes by,
>> some of the content is outdated. This patchset is intended to update
>> the document to make it more relevant to current codebase.
>
> Neil, have you had a chance to take a look at these?  I'm reluctant to
> apply them without your ack...

No I haven't, I'm sorry.  And I'm on leave at the moment so my attention
is mostly elsewhere.  However I'll try to make time to have a look
sometime in the next week or so.

Thanks for the prompt.

NeilBrown

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Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-16  5:47 Fox Chen
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 01/12] docs: path-lookup: update follow_managed() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  0:52   ` NeilBrown
2021-04-19  2:17   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-04-19  2:33     ` Fox Chen
2021-04-19  3:25       ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-04-19  3:33         ` Fox Chen
2021-04-19 19:22           ` Jonathan Corbet
2021-04-20  1:12             ` Fox Chen
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 02/12] docs: path-lookup: update path_to_nameidata() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:00   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 03/12] docs: path-lookup: update path_mountpoint() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:03   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 04/12] docs: path-lookup: update do_last() part Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:17   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 05/12] docs: path-lookup: remove filename_mountpoint Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:20   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 06/12] docs: path-lookup: Add macro name to symlink limit description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:22   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 07/12] docs: path-lookup: i_op->follow_link replaced with i_op->get_link Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:28   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 08/12] docs: path-lookup: update i_op->put_link and cookie description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:37   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 09/12] docs: path-lookup: no get_link() Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:41   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 10/12] docs: path-lookup: update WALK_GET, WALK_PUT desc Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:47   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 11/12] docs: path-lookup: update get_link() ->follow_link description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:54   ` NeilBrown
2021-03-16  5:47 ` [PATCH v2 12/12] docs: path-lookup: update symlink description Fox Chen
2021-04-19  1:59   ` NeilBrown
2021-04-19  2:34     ` Fox Chen
2021-04-13 21:18 ` [PATCH v2 00/12] docs: path-lookup: Update pathlookup docs Jonathan Corbet
2021-04-13 22:26   ` NeilBrown [this message]

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