On Thu, 03 Sep 1998 13:51:00 -0700, Hans Reiser <email@example.com> said:
> ... I will try to make the case that it is time to add substantial
> upwardly compatible semantics to VFS, but probably not for another two
> (I can agree that small changes to VFS semantics probably aren't worth
> the bother.)
I've got no problems with changing the VFS semantics in principle. I
just don't think it's the right thing to do for the reasons given so far
(all of the GUI examples can be done more appropriately in user space).
Other applications, including databases, might well benefit from a
different fs model.
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