Subject: Re: metahook(9)
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/15/2006 11:57:43
On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Elad Efrat wrote:
> YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > i meant "filesystem-specific" == "can't be used anything other than
> > filesystems".  sorry if it was confusing.
> Can you please give an example of what else it can be used by?
> This code was written for a single purpose so maybe I have overlooked
> some other potential uses; an example would be best.

When I saw the name "metahook", I imagined that powerhooks,
shutdownhooks, and most other kinds of hooks, could all be
re-implemented in terms of metahooks.  If that's not the case, then I
think the name "metahook" is poorly chosen.

--apb (Alan Barrett)