Subject: Re: why unionfs has it's own locking ?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/15/2000 07:02:57
On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 01:05:49PM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> I noticed that unionfs uses it's own implementation of locking -
> union_list_lock()/union_list_unlock(). Any reason why it
> doesn't use "real" locks and lockmgr() instead of the ints and
> it's own locking ?
Probably because no one has sat down to clean up the locking protocol
in there, and thus never really encountered that before :-)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>