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Re: Reserved checkouts

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-24 18:34:34 CEST

? Sorry, now I'm confused. I wasn't proposing that. I'm simply
saying that a) getting the data to back up is a read-only operation
and b) the filesystem already handles reads correctly, there is no
need to worry about locking.

"Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap@eros-os.org> writes:
> So now you propose to write a custom backup tool. This strikes me as
> something that people are really unlikely to get installed correctly.
> There's nothing wrong with the idea, but real-world administrators always
> have negative cycles available.
>
> Jonathan
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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