Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.4

From: Matthias Andree (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 19:25:00 EST

On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:

> > Thus BSD fsync() actually guarantees that when it returns, the file
> > (and all of it's filenames) will survive a reboot.
> Note that this is very different from the "link() should be
> synchronous()" mantra we've been hearing over the last days.

Indeed, but this might still require MTA fixing probably, and opening a
file you just want to rename is quite expensive an operation.

Matthias Andree
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