Re: [PATCH] aio: propogate post-EIOCBQUEUED errors to completionevent

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Tue Feb 20 2007 - 11:07:46 EST

> We don't try to resolve "conflicting" writes between ordinary mmap() and
> write(), so why should we be doing it for mmap and O_DIRECT?
> mmap() is designed to violate the ordinary mutex locks for write(), so
> if a conflict arises, whether it be with O_DIRECT or ordinary writes
> then it is a case of "last writer wins".

but.. wouldn't an O_DIRECT *read* even cause this?

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