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> Does this noatime patch really break POSIX conformance? I.e. does it really
> not update the atimes at all? If it doesn't, wouldn't it be better to put
> the atime updates in the kernel's disk-write cache and not flush the cache
> if there are only atime updates to be flushed?

Yes. But you are allowed in POSIX to have additional non posix features. NFS
for example is a non POSIX fs, as is the drossfs.

Alan


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