Re: why does fsync() on a tmpfs directory give EINVAL?

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 18:03:21 EST

Andrew Morton wrote:
Chris Friesen <cfriesen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Would a patch that makes it just return successfully without doing anything be accepted?


Currently tmpfs reuses the simple_dir_operations from libfs.c.

Would it make sense to add the empty fsync() function there, and have all other users pick it up as well? Is this likely to break stuff?

Currently the following code uses simple_dir_operations:



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