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

From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 09:19:04 EST

> > If a network filesystem protocol can't handle operations (be it data
> > or metadata) on an unlinked file, we must do sillirenaming, so that
> > the file is not actually unlinked.
> Or not support such a broken protocol at all.

Wonder what people would say if we removed support for NFSv[23].

Just because a protocol does not support "perfect" UNIX semantics, it
doesn't mean it's broken. By that standard almost all network
filesystem protocols are severely broken.

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