Subject: Re: Improving the Unix API
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alexander Viro <email@example.com>
Date: 06/27/1999 21:31:21
On Sun, 27 Jun 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On 27 Jun, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> | Alexander Viro <email@example.com> wrote:
> | > doesn't unmap the stuff. Oh, shit, there is such thing as pending
> | > unlink... Does vgone() force it?
> | Regarding unlink()... those aren't operations on vnodes. Those are
> | operations on the filesystem namespace, and are thus (correctly)
> | unaffected.
> I believe what he meant is "how is deallocation of a pending-unlink
> file whose only reference is an open fd which has been revoked dealt
> (To which my own answer would be: "deallocated on close as usual, no
> reason to treat this case specially that I know of".)
When it's already remounted r/o?