lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Nov]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.0-test10
Hi!

> The patch I sent fully implements O_SYNC (actually, it implements
> O_DSYNC, which is allowed to skip the inode sync if the only attribute
> which has changed is the timestamps) and fdatasync. It's easy for me
> to make the DSYNC selectable via sysctl for full SU compliance, and I
> know of other unixes that already do this --- you really don't want
> existing database applications suddenly to start seeking to the inode
> block for every O_SYNC write.

It looks to me like times updates are upper-bound by once per second,
no? So this should not be (big) issue.
Pavel
--
I'm pavel@ucw.cz. "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at discuss@linmodems.org
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:45    [W:0.131 / U:0.940 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site