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Re: RFC: [PATCH hurd 3/6] Add file record locking support: libtrivfs_fil

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: RFC: [PATCH hurd 3/6] Add file record locking support: libtrivfs_file_record_lock.patch
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2018 13:46:22 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

Svante Signell, le dim. 18 nov. 2018 13:44:40 +0100, a ecrit:
> On Sun, 2018-11-18 at 01:13 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > I don't remember the discussion which refused this solution. I guess
> > your working solution is to implement the record-lock in trivfs
> > itself? It sort of makes sense to me actually: the data of the
> > underlying node and the data of the node exposed by the translator
> > are not really related, I don't see why we should necessarily proxy
> > the lock. Apparently the only parts which are proxied are file access
> > permissions and time, i.e. information of the inode itself.
> Do you say that you are suddenly interested in the proposal I made in
> 2016?

Well, yes?

> That proposal was completely dismissed by Justus by then!

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