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    SubjectRe: [patch 1/2] VFS: new fgetattr() file operation
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    > > If a network filesystem protocol can't handle operations (be it data
    > > or metadata) on an unlinked file, we must do sillirenaming, so that
    > > the file is not actually unlinked.
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    > Or not support such a broken protocol at all.

    Wonder what people would say if we removed support for NFSv[23].

    Just because a protocol does not support "perfect" UNIX semantics, it
    doesn't mean it's broken. By that standard almost all network
    filesystem protocols are severely broken.

    Miklos
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