... and continuing in the fashion of behaviours one might like to disabuse people of, no code link is provided.
On 18 October 2016 at 16:28, Michael Kjellman <mkjell...@internalcircle.com> wrote: > We use posix_fadvise in a bunch of places, and in stereotypical Cassandra > fashion no comments were provided. > > There is a check the OS is Linux (okay, a start) but it turns out the > behavior of providing a length of 0 to posix_fadvise changed in some 2.6 > kernels. We don't check the kernel version -- or even note it. > > What is the *expected* outcome of our use of posix_fadvise -- not what > does it do or not do today -- but what problem was it added to solve and > what's the expected behavior regardless of kernel versions. > > best, > kjellman > > Sent from my iPhone