* Boris Popov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [010311 20:52] wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Mar 2001, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Alfred Perlstein writes:
> > 
> > >What's up with devfs not gc'ing itself?  Ie, after a directory
> > >becomes empty it seems to still exist within the devfs namespace
> > >instead of disappearing.
> > 
> > That was a deliberate decision, removing a directory(-inode) which
> > might have a valid vnode is kind of a nasty thing to attempt.
>       Err, "might" ?  These things are well defined by VFS interface.

You hand it off to deadfs no?

You want to have the same sort of handling that the common FS does
when let's say you have two xterms open, one in your homedir and the
other in homedir/foo, in the first you rmdir foo and suddenly the
second is a bit confused, but it doesn't panic the box...


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