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Re: Optimizing writes to unchanged files during merges?

Hi Linus,

On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 10:14 AM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Comments? Because considering the problems this code has had, maybe
> "stupid" really is the right approach...

Would s/read/xread/ make sense in working_tree_matches ?
If read returns unexpectedly due to EINTR or EAGAIN,
this is no correctness issue, but you'd have to recompile the kernel.