Linus Torvalds (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 26 Jul 2001 15:51:35 +0000 (UTC)
In article <20010726143002.E17244@emma1.emma.line.org>,
Matthias Andree <email@example.com> wrote:
>However, the remaining problem is being synchronous with respect to open
>(fixed for ext3 with your fsync() as I understand it), rename, link and
>unlink. With ext2, and as you write it, with ext3 as well, there is
>currently no way to tell when the link/rename has been committed to
>disk, unless you set mount -o sync or chattr +S or call sync() (the
>former is not an option because it's far too expensive).
Congratulations. You have been brainwashed by Dan Bernstein.
Use fsync() on the directory.
Logical, isn't it?
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