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Open by handle
Posted Feb 25, 2010 17:36 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
It'll work even less well with unlink(). In fact, if we don't have a close_handle(), this gives rise to exactly the same resource usage and when-can-we-recycle-handles problems that telldir() has got. Whatever goes into a handle, it essentially has to be correlated with the inode number, and thus physically present on and persistent in the FS, and won't work well with FAT. Unsurprisingly these are the same constraints imposed by NFS
server support. )
I hope open_by_handle() is allowed to return -ESTALE...
Posted Feb 25, 2010 17:47 UTC (Thu) by kvaneesh (subscriber, #45646)
Posted Feb 25, 2010 20:50 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
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