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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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