[PATCH 02/18] xstat: Add a pair of system calls to make extended file stats available [ver #6]
jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 22 12:07:09 MDT 2010
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 08:05:00PM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Thursday 2010-07-22 20:02, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 12:58:50PM -0400, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> >> That would make it impossible to export the filesystem with NFSv2 and
> >> v3. They do rely on ctime checking for certain operations (e.g. deciding
> >> when to invalidate access and acl caches). NFSv4 needs this too if the
> >> filesystem has no dedicated change attribute.
> >> Still, I suppose the market for exporting the same filesystem with both
> >> NFS and Samba is limited...
> >Ask NetApp about that :-). They have built a rather large
> >business on just that fact :-).
> What would ZFS do? :p
Get sued out of existence by software patent trolls who have lost
the ability to write code, apparently :-).
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