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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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