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Re: corrupted FSFS repository

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2006-02-08 20:49:06 CET

On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 16:18 +0100, Folker Schamel wrote:
> 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?
It is.

Note that this is why it is buggy :)

We're just not sure *where* this is happening.

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