Re: [patch] pipe: add support for shrinking and growing pipes

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu May 20 2010 - 13:45:56 EST

On Thu, 20 May 2010, Jens Axboe wrote:
> The main reason I didn't push it before is that I wasn't completely sure
> that we wanted to use fcntl() for this. But Linus doesn't seem to object
> on that side at least.

Well, I don't object as long as there is some real use-case. If it's a
"feature just for the sake of the feature" kind of theoretical "shouldn't
we be able to do this" thing, I don't think we should do it.

But it sounded like Miklos actually had a reason for the request.

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