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    SubjectRe: why does fsync() on a tmpfs directory give EINVAL?
    Hugh Dickins wrote:

    > No need to check the list: any filesystem using simple_dir_operations
    > is using dcache_readdir, which implies there's no storage to be synced.
    > And we all agree that success is a more helpful retval than -EINVAL
    > when there's nothing for fsync to do. Here's a patch if you haven't
    > done it already....

    Thanks for the input. I wasn't positive the change would be benign, so
    I was waiting for the discussion to resolve itself.

    Chris
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