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Re: attn: ghudson; FSFS and multi-threading on Unix broken?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-04-08 02:10:08 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>
> On Apr 6, 2005, at 3:09 PM, Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
>
>>
>> Not at all. It's a bug, and we're going to fix it before releasing
>> 1.2. :-)
>>
>
> I'm trying to get a handle on if/how much/at all this bug blocks a 1.2
> release.
>
> As ghudson said, this a bug, but only a theoretical one. FSFS has
> been in production at many sites for more than 8 months, and nobody's
> ever seen it in practice We're just theorizing that it *might* happen
> someday.

It's a "theoretical" data corruption bug that Philip already reproduced
using our existing testing tools.

How lucky are you feeling?

-- Brane

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