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SubjectRE: NFS Client patch
On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, J. Richard Sladkey wrote:
> This interpretation isn't useful. If a second client modifies the
> directory while the first client is reading a directory, the first
> client has no way of knowing that its cookie is now invalid, yet it
> clearly will be invalid if the server's cookies are invalid after
> any directory modifying operation.

I believe that the behavior in this case is still undetermanistic. More
generically, if one person is writing to a file and another is reading, it
is unclear what that person will get at all.


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