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One word comes to mind here...

One word comes to mind here...

Posted Jul 9, 2007 13:32 UTC (Mon) by dion (guest, #2764)
Parent article: The ongoing fallocate() story

Bikeshed.

This is clearly one of the simplest and least critical syscalls ever conceived so it only makes sense that it would take forever to settle the details.


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One word comes to mind here...

Posted Jul 14, 2007 17:59 UTC (Sat) by jkm (guest, #14176) [Link]

all syscalls are important. they form an ABI which we must maintain forever, basically. getting them right the first time is pretty damned important.


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