Re: [PATCH RFC] vfs: add a O_NOMTIME flag

From: Theodore Ts'o
Date: Mon May 11 2015 - 10:47:43 EST

On Sun, May 10, 2015 at 07:13:24PM -0400, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> That makes it completely non-generic though. By putting this in the
> VFS, you are giving applications a loaded gun that is pointed straight
> at the application user's head.

Let me re-ask the question that I asked last week (and was apparently
ignored). Why not trying to use the lazytime feature instead of
pointing a head straight at the application's --- and system
administrators' --- heads?

- Ted
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