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From: Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>
To: Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] utimensat implementation
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 11:26:36 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <464363DC.7060607@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <46315C61.30001@redhat.com>

Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> Neil Brown wrote:
>> Does it also specify how to find out what granularity is used by the
>> filesystem?  I had a need for this just recently and couldn't see any
>> way to extract it.
> 
> That's still on the table.  We might end up with an fpathconf() solution.

OK, the pathconf()-based solution will most probably be in the next 
POSIX spec.

Now, somebody has to provide a way to get to this information.  The 
kernel does not export it so far.  Is it finally time to break down and 
allow pathconf() and fpathconf() syscalls into the kernel?

-- 
➧ Ulrich Drepper ➧ Red Hat, Inc. ➧ 444 Castro St ➧ Mountain View, CA ❖

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-05-10 18:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-04-26 22:49 Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-26 23:25 ` Andrew Morton
2007-04-27  0:11   ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-04-27  0:55     ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27  0:58       ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-04-27  1:04         ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27 23:15           ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-04-27 23:05             ` David Lang
2007-04-27 23:30             ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27 23:33               ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-04-27  0:54   ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27 15:27     ` Updated utimensat test program Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27  1:57 ` [PATCH] utimensat implementation Neil Brown
2007-04-27  2:13   ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27  6:01     ` Neil Brown
2007-05-10 18:26     ` Ulrich Drepper [this message]
2007-05-10 18:52       ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-05-10 19:44         ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-05-13 21:02           ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-05-11  1:01         ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-05-11  2:14       ` Neil Brown

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