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    SubjectRe: Improving the Unix API
    On 27 Jun, Jason Thorpe wrote:
    | Alexander Viro <> wrote:
    | > doesn't unmap the stuff. Oh, shit, there is such thing as pending
    | > unlink... Does vgone() force it?
    | Regarding unlink()... those aren't operations on vnodes. Those are
    | operations on the filesystem namespace, and are thus (correctly)
    | unaffected.

    I believe what he meant is "how is deallocation of a pending-unlink
    file whose only reference is an open fd which has been revoked dealt

    (To which my own answer would be: "deallocated on close as usual, no
    reason to treat this case specially that I know of".)

    brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
    system administrator [WAY too many hats]
    carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
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