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    SubjectRe: [RFD] Incremental fsck
    Bodo Eggert wrote:
    > Al Boldi <> wrote:
    > > Even after a black-out shutdown, the corruption is pretty minimal, using
    > > ext3fs at least. So let's take advantage of this fact and do an
    > > optimistic fsck, to assure integrity per-dir, and assume no external
    > > corruption. Then we release this checked dir to the wild (optionally
    > > ro), and check the next. Once we find external inconsistencies we either
    > > fix it unconditionally, based on some preconfigured actions, or present
    > > the user with options.
    > Maybe we can know the changes that need to be done in order to fix the
    > filesystem. Let's record this information in - eh - let's call it a
    > journal!

    Don't mistake data=journal as an fsck replacement.



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