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[Cluster-devel] Re: [PATCH] [GFS2] Remove i_mode passing from NFS File Handle



On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 11:01:55AM +0100, Steven Whitehouse wrote:
> > Because gfs2_decode_fh only accepts file handles with GFS2_LARGE_FH_SIZE
> > or GFS2_LARGE_FH_SIZE you don't accept filehandles sent out by and older
> > gfs version anymore.  Stale filehandles because of a new kernel version
> > are a big no-no, so please add back code to handle the old filehandles
> > on the decode side.
> > 
> 
> This should fix that problem I think since its only relating to end of
> the fh we can just ignore that field in order to accept the older
> format,

Yes, I guess this should do it.


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