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

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 18:31:58 EST

Chris Friesen <cfriesen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Chris Friesen <cfriesen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Would a patch that makes it
> >>just return successfully without doing anything be accepted?
> >
> >
> > yup.
> 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?

Isn't simple_sync_file() suitable?

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