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Re: [PATCH] enable possibility of ALL different atime mount options

To: Roland Eggner <edvx1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] enable possibility of ALL different atime mount options
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 23:47:34 -0500
Cc: SGI Project XFS mailing list <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Roland Eggner wrote:
>> Utako Kusaka has provided this patch
>> http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2007-10/msg00168.html
>> It works for me GRACEFULLY with ALL different atime mount options: 
>> atime|noatime|relatime.
>> Note, the mount options are effective, not only accepted.
>> Prior to this patch, mount option atime has been ignored.
> 
> 
> 
>> Please put the patch to mainline, it would save worries for users, who need 
>> the traditional atime
>> bahavior.  Think of some corner cases for desktop usage.
>>
> 
> Which specific problem is this fixing for you?
> 
> you say that atime is ignored; but:

Sorry, I probably replied too quickly.  But I am still curious to know
what problem you are seeing that this patch fixes.

Thanks,
-Eric

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