Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.4

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 19:33:46 EST

On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Matthias Andree wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > Hmmm, then maybe we'd just want some flag to fsync()
> > telling the kernel to also sync the parent directory
> > of the file and do whatever it needs to do to get the
> > rename() or link() committed ?
> Heck, you can't tell the kernel to do rename/link/open/unlink
> synchronously in-band. This list doesn't care for other OS's.
> The semantics FreeBSD (e. g.) offers ARE indeed documented.

Go back a few posts and read about the semantics
FreeBSD has when the filesystem is mounted with

Then take a deep breath.



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