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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] kill FMODE_NDELAY_NOW
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 02:58:42PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Update FMODE_NDELAY before each ioctl call so that we can kill the
> magic FMODE_NDELAY_NOW. It would be even better to do this directly
> in setfl(), but for that we'd need to have FMODE_NDELAY for all files,
> not just block special files.

We _can't_ do that in setfl() - not unless you such bdev method.
Note that there's a bunch of cases where O_NDELAY at open() is used
to get very different semantics and we want ->release() to see the
matching value.


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