Subject: Re: Emulations and cookies
To: Greg Hudson <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/08/1995 15:05:43
>The getdents() emulation for Linux, SVR4, ibcs2, and SunOS emulation
>doesn't currently work with remote filesystems (NFS and AFS), because
>they don't return all of the directory entries from the vnode readdir
>operation.  The problem is most noticeable under Linux emulation,
>since Linux binaries only request one directory entry at a time.
>The branch for the 1.1 release is Monday.  Should I check in our
>changes tonight anyway, after some more miscfs testing?

I think my initial inclination is to wait, and keep this as a project
for post-1.1 current.  (Not knowing exactly how this could break in
every situation.)

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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