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SubjectRe: [nfsv4] RE: Finding hardlinks
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On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 12:04 +0200, Benny Halevy wrote:
> I agree that the way the client implements its cache is out of the protocol
> scope. But how do you interpret "correct behavior" in section 4.2.1?
> "Clients MUST use filehandle comparisons only to improve performance, not for correct behavior. All clients need to be prepared for situations in which it cannot be determined whether two filehandles denote the same object and in such cases, avoid making invalid assumptions which might cause incorrect behavior."
> Don't you consider data corruption due to cache inconsistency an incorrect behavior?

Exactly where do you see us violating the close-to-open cache
consistency guarantees?

Trond

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