Re: [rfc] new stat*fs-like syscall?

From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Thu Jun 24 2010 - 10:48:33 EST

On Thu, 24 Jun 2010, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
> Wasn't the point that /proc/self/mounts (and presumably
> /proc/self/mountinfo) isn't scalable and we wanted a syscall to query
> it efficiently (and racelessly)?

The question was how to support statvfs() efficiently, and the only
thing missing there is f_flags which can easily be added to the
existing statfs() syscall.

A separate mount_info() syscall might possibly be useful, but that's
another story.

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