[linux-cifs-client] Re: [PATCH] fs/cifs: send SMB_COM_FLUSH in cifs_fsync

Jeff Layton jlayton at redhat.com
Mon Feb 23 01:34:46 GMT 2009

On Sun, 22 Feb 2009 22:12:11 +0100 (CET)
Horst Reiterer <horst.reiterer at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 22 Feb 2009, Steve French wrote:
> > Suggestions on what to call such a new mount option?  How about
> > "nostrictfsync"  ?
> Sound good, should be self-explanatory for Samba users and those familiar
> with the fsync concept.
> Horst.

My suggestion would be to not add a new option until someone requests
it/complains about it. We already have a lot of unneeded/unused mount
options, and I think this will just be adding one to the pile.

My $.02...

Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com>

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