Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking.
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/17/2001 02:19:23
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 12:59:53AM +0100, Johan Danielsson wrote:
> Dean Huxley <> writes:
> > Could this be caused by a file created in between the directory
> > traversal and file dumping? perhaps the temp file created by restore
> > in /tmp?
> Isn't it common knowledge that a dump of a live filesystem really
> can't be trusted? Not that I don't do it too.
> We really need Kirk's snapshot code he was talking about at the latest
> Monterey-usenix.  Anyone know how it's coming along? He's working on
> this for FreeBSD, right?

It seems to me (mind you, who should listen to me?  Maybe not you! :-) that
it's silly to do this kind of work for FFS when the very structure of LFS
makes it almost trivial to support on that filesystem.