Subject: Re: ext2fs is in the tree
To: Manuel BOUYER <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/1997 12:18:59
Manuel BOUYER writes:
> Thoses of you who watch sources-changes have noticed it, I commited
> my ext2fs layer to the source tree today.

Manuel, one question:

Linux's ext2fs has a serious flaw in it -- it does not do synchronous
metadata writes, ever. You derived our ext2fs from ffs -- does that
mean that we properly do synchronous metadata writes, and can claim to
do ext2fs better than Linux does?