Subject: Re: Soft update code integrated into the main tree
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/16/1999 07:48:10
On Mon, Nov 15, 1999 at 10:30:02PM +0100, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 08:25:49AM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> > Good stuff - I'm recompiling a kernel now.  One thing that's not
> > entirely clear until I start digging - is trickle sync and soft update
> > two seperate items?  Ie, can I stop running update without having to
> > add SOFTDEP to my kernel config files?
> The trickle sync code is always enabled, so update(8) should always
> be removed.

Uhm, so the trickle sync code is in the generic buffer cache (as opposed to
the ufs or ffs) code?