Re: no way to swapoff a deleted swap file?

From: David Newall
Date: Fri Oct 17 2008 - 08:36:27 EST

Hugh Dickins wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2008, Bodo Eggert wrote:
>> Somebody might want their swapfiles to have zero links,
>> _and_ the possibility of doing swapoff.
> You're right, they might, and it's not an unreasonable wish.
> But we've not supported it in the past, and I still don't
> think it's worth adding special kernel support for it now.

But it is supported now. It's swapoff that's not supported, and I don't
think that matters.
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