Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.4

From: Matthias Andree (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 16:27:46 EST

On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Mike Castle wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 02:57:00AM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
> > So, please tell my why Single Unix Specification v2 specifies EIO for
> > rename. Asynchronous I/O cannot possibly trigger immediate EIO.
> It also specifies EIO as possible for write().
> Are you saying that, since SUS2 specifies that write() is capable of
> returning EIO, and asynchronous I/O cannot possibly trigger immediate EIO,
> that all calls to write() should by synchronous?

No, I'm wondering about the semantics. Of course, write() can be
synchronous (O_SYNC or fs mounted sync e. g.).
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