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Re: [PATCH 1/4] xfsdump: remove conditional OPENMASKED code

To: Bill Kendall <wkendall@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] xfsdump: remove conditional OPENMASKED code
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 06:13:25 -0400
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1311972011-1446-2-git-send-email-wkendall@xxxxxxx>
References: <1311972011-1446-1-git-send-email-wkendall@xxxxxxx> <1311972011-1446-2-git-send-email-wkendall@xxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 03:40:08PM -0500, Bill Kendall wrote:
> xfsdump contains a couple wrapper functions which block signals
> during an open(2) call. This code is conditionally compiled and has
> not been enabled for a long time. Remove the wrappers rather than
> converting them to use the POSIX signal API.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Bill Kendall <wkendall@xxxxxxx>

Looks good,

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

Any idea what this code was used for?  Driver-specific open quirks on
IRIX?

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