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From Bojan Smojver <bo...@rexursive.com>
Subject Re: Bugs discovered by a research group at CWRU (2)
Date Thu, 20 Aug 2009 05:29:21 GMT
On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 01:08 -0400, Gang Shu wrote:
> We’ve found two potential bugs where “file_lock(thefile)” and
> “file_unlock(thefile)” are missing.

The locks are used when the file is buffered. They should generally not
be required when the file is not buffered (the kernel takes care of its
own buffers).

Or did you have something else in mind here?


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