should we change the name/macros of file-private locks?
jlayton at redhat.com
Thu Apr 17 17:48:01 MDT 2014
On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:08:54 +0200
"Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> In the docs we could take pains to point out that these are
> >> file-_description_ locks and not file-_descriptor_ locks, and outline
> >> why that is so (which is something I'm trying to make crystal clear in
> >> the docs anyway).
> >> Does anyone object to that?
> > Well, I'd be silly to object, but maybe we should still allow a day
> > for further comment?
> One further point. I know the intent is to get this scheme into POSIX.
> Have any conversations happened about this so far on the POSIX/Austin
> lists? If yes, it might be worth also linking those folks into the
> naming discussion..
Yes, good idea. The open bug is here:
I'll write something up there and see if they want to chime in on the
Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com>
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