Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/fs/ntfs
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/11/2003 10:09:16
On Thu, 10 Apr 2003, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:

> der Mouse wrote:
> > When I looked at this, I came to the conclusion that vnode_if.src was
> > wrong, that to accurately describe rename it needed not only a
> > WILLPUT_UNLESS_NULL but something like
> > details have faded by now and may well not match -current anyway), and
> > that the only reason this hadn't caused crashes was that the only
> > filesystems that used genfs_eopnotsupp_rele for rename were filesystems
> > that turfed rename attempts in their lookup routines and hence never
> > actually called their rename methods.
> >
> > Which is really all to say, I would trust the code over the semi-code
> > documentation in vnode_if.src, in this case.
> genfs_eopnotsupp_rele() apparently works for rename with tvp WILLRELE and
> a check for NULL vp. The WILLPUT_UNLESS...WILLRELE should be exactly
> adressed by the vp_last hack. All in all, eopnotsupp_rele should
> now DTRT in all relevant cases, at least I don't seem to be able
> to trigger deadlock or 'locking against myself' using that instead
> of the custom NTFS routines.

Cool! Thanks for working on this.

Take care,