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Re: NetBSD on a database server - WAPBL, softdeps (Mindaugas Rasiukevicius) writes:

>Are you suggesting that long boots after system failure is the option?
>I think journaling for larger databases is mandatory.  And advisable for
>any other case.

Databases usually have only a few files, a fsck will be fast. So Journalling
just adds complexity to this special case.

>If there are issues with our fsync(), we ought to fix them.

True. In the meantime there is no reason to force the issue.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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