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SubjectRe: ramfs problem... (unlink of sparse file in "D" state)
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 02:40:45PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > Why not start to fix this problem outside the funny switch/case in glibc ?
> > > The filesystem itself should able to handle this.
> > Sigh... And the API would be?
>
> In SuS its pathconf()

I prefer SuS fpathconf(), pathconf() is just a wrapper to fpathconf();

IMHO like sysconf - which is clearly a userland (libc) thing - fpathconf
should be also a userland thing.

long int fpathconf(int fildes, int name);
long int pathconf(const char *path, int name);

I still think that ioctl is the easiest and best way and to add
another syscall is a bad idea.

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