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Re: [RFC] pass FAF flag to perfuse

On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 07:14:48AM -0700, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> if this new flag is for userland only, why would you need to
> assign an IO_* flag for it in the kernel?  it would be better to keep
> this out of the kernel's flags if it doesn't need to be there.

The goal is to avoid that specific value to be used by someone else
for another purpose. If that happens, I cannot do ioflag |= PUFFS_IO_FAF
in userland anymore.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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