Re: updatederest ever inotify kernels.

On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 13:39 -0400, Robert Love wrote:

> These kernels are ONLY for SUSE 9.3 users using Beagle from CVS.  They
> correspond to the soon-to-be-released 0.22 release of inotify.
> There are a handful of cleanups and minor fixes in this release,
> including two important changes:
>         - I converted our internal locking scheme to semaphores.  This
>         lets us block more readily and thus clean up a bit of code that
>         was previously contorted.  More importantly, no more GFP_ATOMIC
>         allocations.  We can sleep whenever we want with whomever we
>         want.  Just like my ex-wife.
>         - J.T. spotted a bug in the move code.  The internal coalescing
>         code was dropping moves that were duplicate in all values except
>         cookie.  We now verify that the cookies match before coalescing.

Updated to 717.inotify.5, fixing a bug.

Beagle probably won't ever trigger the bug, but it can cause an oops, so
I would suggest everyone upgrade.  Please.

	Robert Love

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