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SubjectRe: filesystem transactions API
Jamie Lokier wrote:
> The problem with making them exclusive locks is that you halt the
> system for the duration of the transaction. If it's a big transaction
> such as updating 1000 files for a package update, that blocks a lot of
> programs for a long time, and it's not necessary.

Surely we'll anyway block others if we have a kernel-level transaction
support?
What is the difference in which layer to block?

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