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Re: [PATCH] Soft-upgrade FSFS repositories by adding new transaction-current file where missing

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-09-06 02:34:43 CEST

On 9/5/07, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> This is, of course, impossible. Format 3 FSFS filesystems always have a
> transaction-current file... unless you're perhaps talking about an
> older format 3 filesystem that might have existed only in a development
> version of 1.5.0? :-)
>
> While I'm -0 on anything that includes supporting code for unreleased
> versions of the filesystem, I'm -1 on anything that performs write
> operations on a filesystem that we aren't necessarily writing to -- FSFS
> filesystems should be readable from read-only media, and the below won't
> be (you'd need to ignore EACCESS, for one).

+1 to everything Malcolm said.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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