[OpenAFS] convertROtoRW safe on inode?

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 19 Jun 2006 17:54:49 -0700

Christopher D Clausen <cclausen@acm.org> writes:

> I was reading through some of the posted talks from the AFS best
> practices conference and saw something that mentioned vos convertROtoRW
> only working on namei fileservers?  Is this true?  Does it just not work
> on inode?  Or do "Bad Things" (TM) happen when its used on inode
> fileservers?

An investigation of the source revealed that it was all ifdef'd out for
inode.  My guess is that the server would just fail the operation.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>