[PATCH] Make fdescfs MPSAFE

Ulf Lilleengen lulf at stud.ntnu.no
Thu Sep 6 00:11:53 PDT 2007

On ons, sep 05, 2007 at 09:06:30pm -0500, Eric Anderson wrote:
>  Ulf Lilleengen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > To be able to better understand VFS and locking in general, I started 
> > making
> > fdescfs MPSAFE. I'm not experienced with any of these things, so there 
> > might be
> > some errors, although I've looked through much VFS code and code for other 
> > FS
> > like nullfs. I've tested it by running two pthreads on the same fd, and 
> > that seamt
> > to work, but there might be other cases where it will fail.
> > Patch is attached.
>  I guess this never went anywhere?  Looked like good work to me, but I didn't 
>  test it much.  Did anyone see any issues with the patches?
I got some comments from kib at . They have been adressed, and I've looked over it
a few more times, but people are a bit busy right now with testing CURRENT :)
I'm awaiting a review from someone when they have time.

Ulf Lilleengen

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