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SubjectRe: f_owner.lock and file->pos updates
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007 11:17:36 -0800
"Michael K. Edwards" <medwards.linux@gmail.com> wrote:

> Suppose I want to create an atomic llseek+writev operation. Is this
> more or less sufficient:

The right way IMHO would be to do the work that was done for pread/pwrite
and implement preadv/pwritev. The moment you want to do atomic things
with the file->f_pos instead of doing it with a local passed pos value it
gets ugly.. why do you need to do it with f_pos ?

Alan
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