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Re: corrupted FSFS repository

From: Folker Schamel <schamel23_at_spinor.com>
Date: 2006-02-08 16:18:04 CET

Malcolm Rowe wrote:

> ...
>
> Disk: 1=================
> Mem: ...
>
> For whatever reason, we don't abort the transaction, but instead write
> out the file's contents again. This succeeds, so now we have this:
>
> Disk: 1=================2########################>
> Mem: ...
>
> ...
>
> It's not currently planned for a release, since we're not entirely sure
> how best to fix it. There's a couple of approaches:
>
> ...

Why isn't it the only valid behaviour that the transaction is cancelled
if there is a disk write error?
Otherwise the repository contains broken file content.

Cheers,
Folker

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