Subject: Re: removing VOPs
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/20/2005 11:11:04
On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 05:50:00PM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > i'll create a branch so you will be able to see the changes before
> > they hit the trunk.
> done.
> i found fss(4) uses VOP_BALLOC directly.
> i just #if 0'ed out the code because it isn't a safe way
> to allocate blocks anyway.

- What is unsafe with VOP_BALLOC? A file system supporting files with holes
  should export a VOP to allocate these blocks.

- Shall I change the userland (fssconfig(8) and dump(8)) on branch 'yamt-vop'
  to make fss work again?

> YAMAMOTO Takashi

Juergen Hannken-Illjes - - TU Braunschweig (Germany)