Re: filesystem transactions API

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 08:38:30 EST

"Artem B. Bityuckiy" <dedekind@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Jamie Lokier wrote:
>> I think I've wanted something like that for _years_ in unix.
>> It's an old, old idea, and I've often wondered why we haven't
>> implemented it.
> I thought it is possible to rather easily to implement this on top
> of non-transactional FS (albeit I didn't try) and there is no need
> to overcomplicate an FS. Just implement a specialized user-space
> library and utilize it.

Yes it is. e.g. newer sleepycat DB has a nice library for this.
It should be somewhere on your distribution.

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