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Re: FSFS failing regression tests?

From: David James <james82_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-03 17:13:02 CEST

On 8/3/05, Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> writes:
> > > FAIL: lt-fs-test 17: merging commit
> >
> > And this one appears to be some sort of strange philosophical
> > disconnect between FSFS and BDB. The situation is the merge() case "E
> > exists neither in SOURCE nor in TARGET". In the BDB code, this
> > so-called "double delete" is allowed -- the code simply doesn't credit
> > the second deleter with the deletion. The FSFS code, however, flags a
> > conflict.
> We intentionally changed this in r13222. This change was meant
> to be back-ported to bdb, but I don't think anyone has been
> interested enough to do it.
Why would you want to see conflicts in this case? If two people delete
the same file, it seems reasonable to ignore the second delete in a



David James -- http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~james
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