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    SubjectRe: 2.3.7: generic_write_page(): O_APPEND & inode->i_size not SMP safe
    Hi,

    On Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:03:08 +0200, "Manfred Spraul"
    <masp0008@stud.uni-sb.de> said:

    > Btw, does the POSIX standard make any guarantees about the atomicity of
    > sys_write()?

    The rules are fairly relaxed in general, but it does make specific
    guarantees about O_APPEND atomicity.

    --Stephen

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