lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Nov]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    From
    SubjectRe: Swap
    Date
    > This is 'nice' for the server, it doesn't have the overhead of maintaining
    > a file-system state. That's why servers are supposed to be read-only.
    > However, somebody has got to write the stuff to the file-system that's
    > going to (eventually) be read-only. Beware when such access occurs.

    But NFS still allows atomic rename() right? Isn't it considered essential to
    write the new executable or library under a different name, and then
    atomically rename() over the old one? If you write() directly into the
    executable, you will get what you deserve...

    Regards,
    Dan

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:13    [W:0.021 / U:1.244 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site