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Re: FSFS propaganda

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-04-30 20:28:02 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 13:08, Josh Pieper wrote:
>>I think the proper solution here is to only write the 'current' and
>>revprop files by using filesystem renames, which are atomic. Then it
>>would be impossible to read a current file that is in an inconsistent
>>state. Does that sound good ghudson?
>That's certainly the proper answer on Unix. I don't know if Windows is
>any different.
Yes, I've been wondering about that... I can't find any documentation
stating that it's /not/ atomic as long as the source and destination are
in the same volume. That's unfortunately not good enough...

-- Brane

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