Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: Warner Losh <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/28/2000 16:15:48
On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, Warner Losh wrote:

> The talk on the FreeBSD side of the world is that these calls should
> quietly die a quick and sudden death.  They are fore the nfs server
> only and there are practicle problems with their use.  The problems
> aren't easily solved.  I'm not sure of all the details, but I thought
> I'd let the NetBSD community know what some in the FreeBSD community
> are thinknig.

Oh, one thing I forgot to say is that I want to thank Warner for
mentioning this. While I think the reasoning behind what he mentions may
be flawed, he was trying to keep both the NetBSD and FreeBSD camps on
similar pages. I want to thank him for that!

Take care,