Re: [PATCH 0/3] Add O_DENY* flags to fcntl and cifs

From: Jeremy Allison
Date: Thu Dec 06 2012 - 16:33:23 EST

On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 04:31:33PM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 11:57:52AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >
> > And this is where things get really ugly of course :-).
> >
> > For the CIFSFS client they're expecting to be able to
> > just ship them to a Windows server, where they'll
> > get the (insane) Windows semantics. These semantics
> > are not what would be wanted on a local filesystem.
> I'm confused; why would a userspace application need to be able to
> request this behavior?

This isn't my proposal Ted, I'm just commenting on it :-).

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