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Re: [Dazuko-devel] __d_path export and SMP safeness

From: Tushar
Subject: Re: [Dazuko-devel] __d_path export and SMP safeness
Date: 02 Sep 2005 17:48:21 +0530

On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 13:55, Tikka, Sami wrote:
> Dazuko on Linux 2.6 requires the use of __d_path function in the kernel (to
> be SMP safe). __d_path is not exported in many kernels. A quick survey of all
> the desktops around me reveals that Gentoo, Mandrake, Slackware and Debian
> kernels do not export that function. Only Suse exports it.
        Neither FC3.

There is one function d_path. In kernel source 2.6.8, it is exported.
(One downloaded directly from kernel.org). Can we use that? It
internally use the same __d_path function with locking and unlocking.   
> Has there been any communication with the kernel developers about getting it  
> exported?
> Has anyone contacted distributions about the problem?
It's not a problem, it's an opportunity for improvement. Lets improve.

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