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Re: kern/42210: rename EXDEV & abortop fail
The following reply was made to PR kern/42210; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Antti Kantee <pooka%iki.fi@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/42210: rename EXDEV & abortop fail
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 14:39:13 +0300
On Thu Oct 22 2009 at 00:30:04 +0000, David Holland wrote:
> Maybe we can abolish ABORTOP? Only onionfs uses it, but the purpose of
> the onionfs code in question is clear as mud...
libp2k uses it. Admittedly, it could do without it with more implicit
magic, but I think there's enough implicit magic going on as-is.
Feel free to look at p2k_node_lookup().
No, I don't mind if you fix the componentname handling ;)
> > Is there some layering marvel preventing us from checking for
> > EXDEV before calling rename? otherwise, have fun
> I have been attempting to figure that one myself, and I don't know of
> any valid reason.
We really really need to come up with a set of tests which define the
requirements for vfs & file systems. Currently there are just too many
butterfly effects ...
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