Re: [patch 1/2] VFS: new fgetattr() file operation

From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 09:00:00 EST

On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 02:48:08PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > and if that means adding silly rename support so be it.
> That's what is done currently.
> But it's has various dawbacks, like rmdir doesn't work if there are
> open files within an otherwise empty directory.
> I'd happily accept suggestions on how to deal with this differenty.

Only sillyrename files with nlink > 1? I don't see how attributes can
change anything for a deleted file.

Intel are signing my paycheques ... these opinions are still mine
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."
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