Re: [PATCH] reiserfs: eliminate minimum window size for bitmapsearching

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Aug 22 2006 - 22:47:18 EST

On Tue, 22 Aug 2006 19:46:34 -0700
Clay Barnes <clay.barnes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Perhaps I mis-recall, but shouldn't delayed writes (or something along
> those lines) cause a case where two files are being incrementally
> written rare?

If we did delayed allocation, yes. But we generally don't. (Exceptions:
XFS, reiser4, ext4, ext2 prototype circa 2001).
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