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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] FS: userspace notification of errors
Andrew Morton wrote:
> The "unclean" term doesn't seem a good fit. It usually means "has
> in-memory data which needs writing back". But here you've redefined
> "unclean" to mean "got an IO error" or "detected metadata
> inconsistency", or perhaps "dunno, please run fsck to find out". This
> all should be spelled out in exacting detail and thought about, please.

I agree. "unclean" (or "dirty") should be reserved for indicating
that the filesystem has been modified, that is, files written to etc.

Use another term like "fault" or "error"?

-- Jamie


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