snapshots are breaking shred

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Feb 22 17:11:00 GMT 2005

On Feb 17 13:14, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb 14 21:19, Eric Blake wrote:
> >   But fsync() is implemented with 
> > FlushFileBuffers, which requires write access to the handle it is about to 
> > flush, so it now fails with EACCES.
> > 
> > I don't know if it is better to patch open_fs() to additionally grant 
> > GENERIC_WRITE access when opening directories as O_RDONLY (since that is the 
> > only way to open a directory), or to patch fsync() to temporarily grant write 
> > access to a directory for the duration of the flush.

I've implemented a workaround which just ignores directories on fsync().


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