Subject: Re: /proc + Linux emul: "exe" is no symlink
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/26/2006 00:46:07
In article <28ED4182-8BEE-4BE6-A73D-50661EC97E51@shagadelic.org>,
Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Oct 25, 2006, at 10:17 AM, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
>> It's bogus -- it requires a vnode-to-name translation that is not
>> possible, and, when it is, requires the storage of a great deal of
>> information in a frequently accessed datastructure in the kernel.
>It would always be possible if our namei cache is implemented properly
>(that is -- pointers to the parent keep an extra reference on the
>parent vnode so that the path remains valid the whole way back).
This is fixed now.