Subject: Re: Smoother writing for LFS
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/23/2006 22:22:45
On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 07:17:19PM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I'm curious what is so different between our syncfs and FreeBSD's. Or 
> between ours and where Free's was back when we got softdeps. They don't 
> have these problems AFAIK.

Unless they've rewritten it completely, they do.  Kirk's syncfs code
is, sadly, broken by design.

  Thor Lancelot Simon	                           

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