Subject: Re: Clean bit bits
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Scott Reynolds <email@example.com>
Date: 01/12/1996 11:22:50
On Fri, 12 Jan 1996 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> About the FS clean bits: the discussion seems a bit schizophrenic to me.
> I'm inclined to say that you should either trust the clean bit, or
> you don't.
Or, you don't completely trust the clean bit but you don't care. (Such
is the case for the vast majority of our workstations; it's only on the
NFS servers that I care at all, and on those we have nightly backups in
the event of problems.)
> Correct me if I'm wrong though. I know people will flame me for this
> anyway, since this is probably a very unpopular view to hold :-)
> Perhaps it is too black-and-white, but..
Maybe a little too much so, but I certainly agree with the main thrust of
your argument, in any case.