cvs commit: src/sys/kern vfs_subr.c src/sys/fs/devfs
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Nov 9 22:16:21 GMT 2005
In message <200511092203.jA9M3omu013054 at repoman.freebsd.org>, Doug White writes
> This is a workaround for a complicated issue involving VFS cookies and devfs.
> The PR and patch have the details. The ultimate fix requires architectural
> changes and clarifications to the VFS API, [...]
The proper fix is to put the cookie in the dirent and abandon the
microoptimization that UFS/FFS stores struct dirent directly on
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