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

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 09:27:42 EST

On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 03:18:10PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > 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.

Well, they are broken by these and other standards. At least nfs and
cifs maintainers do the workarounds for this brokeness where they belong.
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