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SubjectRe: ext4 features
On Fri, 7 Jul 2006, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 11:38 +0200, Bodo Eggert wrote:

> > If the changes to these files are very infrequent compared to nanoseconds,
> > you'll only need the version during some nanoseconds, and only during
> > runtime. Having a second-change-within-one-timeframe-flag(*) instead of
> > versions will be enough to make NFS mostly happy and only penalize your
> > users for one nanosecond, and it won't force version-keeping into the
> > filesystem. And besides that, all other filesystems will profit even
> > without having nanosecond resolution nor versioning (but they'll suffer
> > for up to a whole second).
> NFS never required file versioning. You're talking to the wrong person.
> It does, however, need a change attribute that logs all changes to the
> file. The above flag does not suffice to provide that.

ACK, that's why I'm suggesting this doublechange-flag.
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