[PATCH 01/79] fs: add ctime accessors infrastructure

Luis Chamberlain mcgrof at kernel.org
Sat Jul 1 08:12:43 AEST 2023

On Wed, Jun 21, 2023 at 10:45:06AM -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> struct timespec64 has unused bits in the tv_nsec field that can be used
> for other purposes. In future patches, we're going to change how the
> inode->i_ctime is accessed in certain inodes in order to make use of
> them. In order to do that safely though, we'll need to eradicate raw
> accesses of the inode->i_ctime field from the kernel.
> Add new accessor functions for the ctime that we can use to replace them.
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton at kernel.org>

Reviewed-by: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof at kernel.org>


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