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SubjectRe: Elastic Quota File System (EQFS)
On Friday 25 June 2004 10:52, Lionel Bouton wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote the following on 06/25/2004 12:03 AM :
> >Of course, if mozilla marked them "elastic" it should better be
> >prepared for they disappearance. I'd disappear them with simple
> >unlink(), so they'd physically survive as long as someone held them
> >open.
> Doesn't work reliably : the deletion is done in order to reclaim space
> that is needed now. You may want to retry unlinking files until you
> reach the free space needed, but this is clearly a receipe for famine :
> process can wait on writes an unspecified amount of time.

This could be solved like OOM by killing all related processes.

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