Re: [RFC PATCH 11/10] pipe: Add fsync() support [ver #2]

From: David Howells
Date: Thu Oct 31 2019 - 11:13:28 EST

Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am _really_ worried about overloading fsync for this behavior. fsync
> hasn't done anything for 50 years, and suddenly adding any action
> is not helpful. If you can't use FIONREAD please add a new ioctls
> instead, and document it properly.