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    SubjectRe: [patch] sys_sync livelock fix
    On February 14, 2002 12:31 am, Rob Landley wrote:
    > On Wednesday 13 February 2002 10:11 am, Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > > On this topic, it would make a lot of sense from the user's point of view
    > > to have a way of syncing a single volume, how would we express that?
    > If you're talking about sync(1), I'd make it work like df. Typing df with no
    > arguments lists all volumes, df with a path looks at just that path. (And
    > "df ." works fine too.)

    Yes, that's the right interface from the user's point of view.

    > If you're asking about sync(2) and how it should talk to the kernel, I'm not
    > going to express an opinion...

    Patches speak louder than opinions. First we need a vfs super->sync method,
    coming soon.

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