Function

vnode_setmultipath

Mark a vnode as being reachable by multiple paths, i.e. as a hard link.

Declaration

void vnode_setmultipath(vnode_t vp);

Parameters

vp

The vnode to mark.

Return Value

void.

Discussion

"Multipath" vnodes can be reached through more than one entry in the filesystem, and so must be handled differently for caching and event notification purposes. A filesystem should mark a vnode with multiple hardlinks this way.