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SubjectRe: ramfs problem... (unlink of sparse file in "D" state)


On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Stefan Traby wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 04:01:10PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > I prefer SuS fpathconf(), pathconf() is just a wrapper to fpathconf();
> >
> > You can't implement it that way in the corner cases.
>
> I reread SuSv2 again and didn't found corner cases.
> Do you mean FIFO/pipe stuff ? I can't see the problem in this area.
>
> In which case is an emulation of pathconf by fpathconf impossible ?

Damnit, symlinks for one thing.

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