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Re: VOP_CREATE hanging

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 06:02:21PM +0300, Antti Kantee wrote:
 > On Tue Aug 12 2008 at 07:40:05 -0700, Adam Burkepile wrote:
 > > For my subfile project I am creating a directory and not attaching it  
 > > to a parent directory, but rather storing the inode number of the  
 > > directory and retrieving it using VGET.

What does '..' point to in such a directory? Isn't that going to make
fsck angry?

 > There has been some talk of modifying lookup so as to decouple it from
 > other operations (e.g. VOP_CREATE), but that's not something you can
 > depend on in the SoC timeframe.

Specifically, it isn't happening at the earliest until some time after
5.0 is branched, so at this point the earliest plausible time is at
least October, and that's assuming nothing goes wrong.

David A. Holland

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