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Re: nfs vs xfstests 193

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: nfs vs xfstests 193
From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2013 15:44:04 -0500
Cc: Stanislav Kholmanskikh <stanislav.kholmanskikh@xxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-nfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Vasily Isaenko <vasily.isaenko@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Sachin S. Prabhu" <sprabhu@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 10:08:58AM -0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 05:20:34PM +0400, Stanislav Kholmanskikh wrote:
> > Just to make the behaviour more consistent between NFS and other
> > "local" file systems as It was done by
> > commit 
> > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?id=0953e620de0538cbd081f1b45126f6098112a598
> Seems like we got others in line with XFS behavior.

But, not having tested the behavior, it looks like fs/open.c has a
simlar !S_ISDIR() check.  Where's that behavior implemented?

> I'd prefer to have NFS follow this as well.

Huh.  Sachin, do you remember if there was any other motivation behind
that patch?


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