[PATCH] locks: rename file-private locks to file-description locks
Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
mtk.manpages at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 12:39:43 MDT 2014
On 04/21/2014 08:34 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 08:32:44PM +0200, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
>> So, can you *please* answer this question: what do you call (i.e.,
>> what everyday technical language term do use for) the thing
>> that sits between a file descriptor and an i-node?
> An open file.
Not an unambiguous, widely understood term.
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