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@@ -431,3 +431,8 @@ release it yourself.
d_alloc_root() is gone, along with a lot of bugs caused by code
misusing it. Replacement: d_make_root(inode). The difference is,
d_make_root() drops the reference to inode if dentry allocation fails.
+
+--
+[mandatory]
+ The witch is dead! Well, 1/3 of it, anyway. ->d_revalidate() does *not*
+take struct nameidata anymore; just the flags.