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Re: should we change the name/macros of file-private locks?
- From: Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat dot com>
- To: mtk dot manpages at gmail dot com
- Cc: "Stefan (metze) Metzmacher" <metze at samba dot org>, libc-alpha <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, Michael Kerrisk-manpages <mtk dot manpages at googlemail dot com>, "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>, samba-technical at lists dot samba dot org, lkml <linux-kernel at vger dot kernel dot org>, Jeremy Allison <jra at google dot com>, "linux-fsdevel at vger dot kernel dot org" <linux-fsdevel at vger dot kernel dot org>, Ganesha NFS List <nfs-ganesha-devel at lists dot sourceforge dot net>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:47:48 -0400
- Subject: Re: should we change the name/macros of file-private locks?
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On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:08:54 +0200
"Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> In the docs we could take pains to point out that these are
> >> file-_description_ locks and not file-_descriptor_ locks, and outline
> >> why that is so (which is something I'm trying to make crystal clear in
> >> the docs anyway).
> >> Does anyone object to that?
> > Well, I'd be silly to object, but maybe we should still allow a day
> > for further comment?
> One further point. I know the intent is to get this scheme into POSIX.
> Have any conversations happened about this so far on the POSIX/Austin
> lists? If yes, it might be worth also linking those folks into the
> naming discussion..
Yes, good idea. The open bug is here:
I'll write something up there and see if they want to chime in on the
Jeff Layton <email@example.com>