Re: filesystem transactions API

From: Lars Marowsky-Bree
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 10:15:33 EST

On 2005-04-26T11:01:54, John Stoffel <john@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Jamie> No. A transaction means that _all_ processes will see the
> Jamie> whole transaction or not.
> This is really hard. How do you handle the case where process X
> starts a transaction modifies files a, b & c, but process Y has file b
> open for writing, and never lets it go? Or the file gets unlinked?

I suggest you ask Hans, reiser4 does have such a feature if I recall

It gets a whole lot more interesting if you want the sucker to spawn
more than one mount though.

Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb@xxxxxxx>

High Availability & Clustering
SUSE Labs, Research and Development
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - A Novell Business

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