Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.4

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 18:53:22 EST

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 11:29:47PM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
> If I understand SUS v2 correctly, fsync() must sync meta data
> corresponding to the file.
> If Linux ext2 doesn't to that, it might be a good idea to change
> that so it does.
> Define 'meta-data' --- linux sync's any inode and/or bitmap
> changes, fsyn on a file will ensure it is intact but not that it
> can't get lost.

Syntactically correct, but quite useless IMHO ;)


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