Subject: Re: problem with tmpfs and linux emulation?
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/10/2005 22:50:07
In article <>,
	Matt Thomas <> writes:
> This implies that the linux_sys_read syscall (and friends) needs to know
> if it's reading from a directory, and if so, do the getdents dance itself.

Yes, indeed.

> This would be filesystem independent.  And ugly as hell.

Why? Figuring out that it is a directory can be done by looking on the vnode.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler