The Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit, day 1
Posted Aug 9, 2010 20:07 UTC (Mon) by alonz
Parent article: The 2010 Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit, day 1
WRT the freeze issue: isn't it easier to simply use the fd that issued the ioctl(FIFREEZE) as the “controlling” one?
That is—if this fd is closed, automatically thaw the filesystem?
This may require some magic somewhere in the VFS, but provides Al's new semantics without changing existing code…
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