cvs commit: src/sys/kern vfs_subr.c src/sys/fs/devfs devfs_vnops.c

Doug White dwhite at
Thu Nov 10 06:59:35 GMT 2005

On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <200511092203.jA9M3omu013054 at>, 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
> the disk.

It would be nice if you guys could sit down and figure out just which
"proper fix" you want implemented, since everyone seems to have their own

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