Subject: Re: cp(1) vs. UVM/UBC
To: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/19/2001 22:29:50
On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
: > would there be any point to looking at the output of fstatfs() after
: > the open() to decide a code path?
: Let's not start special-casing various file systems in tools :-)
We could always have the file system itself fail the mmap in the interim, if
need be, until it is in fact fixed. Not all filesystems necessarily *must*
support mmap; just return -1 and an errno, and let smart code fall back. 8-)
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