lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Jan]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [RFC] ext3 freeze feature
On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 09:42:30PM +0900, Takashi Sato wrote:
> Hi,
>
> >I am also wondering whether we should have system call(s) for these:
> >
> >On Jan 25, 2008 12:59 PM, Takashi Sato <t-sato@yk.jp.nec.com> wrote:
> >>+ case EXT3_IOC_FREEZE: {
> >
> >>+ case EXT3_IOC_THAW: {
> >
> >And just convert XFS to use them too?
>
> I think it is reasonable to implement it as the generic system call, as you
> said.
> Does XFS folks think so?

Given that XFS has implemented the ioctls for such a long time it might
make more sense to simply move the ioctl implementation to fs/ioctl.c
so it applies to all filesystem. No need to add a new syscall when the
equivalent-functionality ioctls have to be supported forever anyway.


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2008-01-26 20:13    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans