cvs commit: src/sys/fs/hpfs hpfs_vfsops.c hpfs_vnops.c src/sys/fs/msdosfs msdosfs_vfsops.c msdosfs_vnops.c src/sys/fs/ntfs ntfs_vfsops.c ntfs_vnops.c src/sys/fs/nullfs null_vfsops.c null_vnops.c src/sys/fs/udf udf.h udf_vfsops.c ...

Robert Watson rwatson at
Fri Feb 16 07:34:42 UTC 2007

On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Robert Watson wrote:

> On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
>>  Move vnode-to-file-handle translation from vfs_vptofh to vop_vptofh 
>> method.
>>  This way we may support multiple structures in v_data vnode field within
>>  one file system without using black magic.
>>  Vnode-to-file-handle should be VOP in the first place, but was made VFS
>>  operation to keep interface as compatible as possible with SUN's VFS.
>>  BTW. Now Solaris also implements vnode-to-file-handle as VOP operation.
>>  VFS_VPTOFH() was left for API backward compatibility, but is marked for
>>  removal before 8.0-RELEASE.
>>  Approved by:    mckusick
>>  Discussed with: many (on IRC)
>>  Tested with:    ufs, msdosfs, cd9660, nullfs and zfs
> Do you think API backward compatibility is actually required in 7.x?  It 
> looks like you've updated all the file systems, in which case the temptation 
> would be to drop it as we already have other VFS changes in 7.x from 6.x.

Also, you probably need to do something about the VFS_FHTOVP(9) man page for 

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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