Subject: Re: running *without* softdep unsafe?
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 05/25/2000 09:19:54
On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 11:41:21AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> We are no longer building update(8) as part of the distribution. Doesn't
> this assume that the admin _is_ using the [GPL'd] softdep? After all,
> update(8)'s purpose is to call sync() every 30 seconds or so to keep the
> data blocks and metadata as up-to-date as possible.
No, the trickle-sync code is there for non-softdep, as well.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>