[lkml]   [2011]   [Jun]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [PATCH -v2] vfs: make unlink() return ENOENT in preference to EROFS
    On Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 04:58:13PM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
    > If user space attempts to unlink a non-existent file, and the file
    > system is mounted read-only, return ENOENT instead of EROFS. Either
    > error code is arguably valid/correct, but ENOENT is a more specific
    > error message.

    Umm... I can live with that. What about rmdir(2)? We have similar situation
    there as well. If we care about one, why not the other?

    Mind you, I'm not at all convinced that it matters enough to bother, but
    yes, ENOENT is a bit more specific (and likelier to be handled by luserland

     \ /
      Last update: 2011-06-07 00:33    [W:0.019 / U:19.604 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site