cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_exec.c vfs_subr.c src/sys/sys vnode.h src/sys/ufs/ufs ufs_vnops.c src/sys/vm vm_mmap.c

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at
Thu Dec 29 07:08:21 PST 2005

On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 01:47:20PM +0000, Diomidis Spinellis wrote:
> dds         2005-12-26 13:47:20 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_6)
>     sys/kern             kern_exec.c vfs_subr.c 
>     sys/sys              vnode.h 
>     sys/ufs/ufs          ufs_vnops.c 
>     sys/vm               vm_mmap.c 
>   Log:
>   MFC changes from 2005.10.26:
>   Move execve's access time update functionality into a
>   new vfs_mark_atime() function, and use the new function
>   for performing efficient atime updates in mmap().

Do you have any particular use cases that are improved a lot by
(seemingly) reducing gratuitous seeks for R/W file mappings?
Substantial improvement for the general case of not-noatime?

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