cvs commit: src/sys/nfsclient nfs_bio.c nfs_vfsops.c nfsargs.h nfsmount.h src/sys/sys buf.h bufobj.h src/sys/kern vfs_bio.c

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at
Sat Jun 11 21:25:35 GMT 2005

On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 10:46:17AM -0700, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> * Brian Fundakowski Feldman <green at> [050611 10:04] wrote:
> > 
> > Well, the easy solution is just fsync(2) :) This change jibes with
> > Terry's explanation (thanks, Juli).  It would be good to implement
> > the rest of the functionality for non-blocking NFS client, too, but I
> > think that can be dne gradually over time.
> lol.
> FWIW, I was aware of Terry's explanation, I just consider it bunk.

Heh.  Well, we can always throw things under a kernel option.  I never
saw Terry's e-mail on the topic until just now -- my understanding was
that this was generally the Right Thing To Do after spending a while
reading POSIX/SUS (due to gad pointing out that it was definitely a
bad idea to just return short writes).

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