Re: VFS Problem: close returns void

Alan Cox (
Thu, 5 Dec 1996 23:19:52 +0000 (GMT)

> POSIX compliant", I still believe that the kernel should be able to
> inform the user that a close failed. Filesystems that perform
> write-through caching wont be affected at all, but filesystems that
> behave like AFS will still be able to let users know when they go over
> quota writing a file.

The obvious answer would be to copy the SunOS NFS response to this case.
Its part of a more general lack of ability to pass errors back cleanly
issue. Its going to attack us for NFS write behind too