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SubjectRe: Linux's future: //posix/ipc, //root and so on ?
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Alexander Viro <viro@math.psu.edu> writes:

> branches had enough infrastructure in the kernel. WE HAVE IT. We have
> superior VFS design - best of all Unices I've seen or heard of. Thanks to
> the work of Linus, Bill Hawes, Schobel-Theuer and a lot of other people.


superior VFS design -- except when you need to write an NFS server.
Not being able to do open_by_inode() is sometimes _really_ annoying.
Just look at the mess in fs/nfsd/nfsfh.c and tell me how this is superior
over a simple iget() ?


-Andi

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