cvs commit: src/sys/sys namei.h src/sys/kern vfs_syscalls.c
alfred at freebsd.org
Sat Apr 9 06:23:40 PDT 2005
* Jeff Roberson <jroberson at chesapeake.net> [050409 05:55] wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Apr 2005, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> > * Jeff Roberson <jeff at FreeBSD.org> [050409 05:04] wrote:
> > > jeff 2005-04-09 12:04:36 UTC
> > >
> > > FreeBSD src repository
> > >
> > > Modified files:
> > > sys/sys namei.h
> > > sys/kern vfs_syscalls.c
> > > Log:
> > > - Remove the namei NOOBJ flag. It is meaningless now.
> > Please bring this back, it is very useful actually.
> > It is the flag that happens to tell the underlying FS if the
> > vnode is going to be used or not. Basically, if there will
> > be an attribute fetch or an open.
> > (autofs)
> Nothing presently makes use of it. And the name is misleading if that's
> what you want to use it for. When someone adds functionality to make use
> of this in a filesystem we can revive it easily enough with a better name.
I just explained to you that I have functionality that makes use
of it right now. Autofs depends on it. Please revert it. If you
hate the name NOOBJ then rename it JUSTSTAT or NOOPEN. Thank you.
- Alfred Perlstein
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