Subject: Re: vop_symlink and unused vpp?
To: Assar Westerlund <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/16/2001 11:39:38
On 16 Jul 2001, Assar Westerlund wrote:

> VOP_SYMLINK takes an argument `struct vnode **vpp' that is never used
> by any of the callers.  It would be hard to use it too, since it's not
> supposed to be returned vrefed.  And only some of the filesystems
> actually fill it in.
> Appended is a patch for removing it.  Any comments?

Can we track things back far enough to see when/if this parameter was

Otherwise looks fine.

Take care,