Re: open(.. O_DIRECT ..) difference in between Linux and FreeBSD ..

From: Andries Brouwer (
Date: Fri Jun 13 2003 - 16:05:00 EST

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 06:09:09PM +0300, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 03:58:14PM +0100, Dave Jones wrote:

[all clipped - later]

I was reminded of the following quote:

  "The thing that has always disturbed me about O_DIRECT is that the whole
  interface is just stupid, and was probably designed by a deranged monkey
  on some serious mind-controlling substances."

I'll add that to the BUGS section.

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