[lkml]   [2001]   [Jan]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread

On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> in userspace, but I think the old behaviour was more flexible (it was also
> showing how much our dcache is powerful) and I still don't see why it's been
> removed. Maybe it was to remove a branch from a fast path? (if so I don't
> think it was a good idea, there are many more overhead things that matters more
> and that aren't even visible to userspace)

Racy. Nonportable. Has portable and simple equivalent. Again, don't
bother with chdir at all - if you know the name of directory even
../name will work. It's not about the current directory. It's about
the invalid last component of the name.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:52    [W:0.049 / U:0.232 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site