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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] fs/sysv: stop using write_super and s_dirt
    On Tue, 2012-07-03 at 15:13 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > drity and then setting the s_dirt flag. And when 'write_super()' is executed to
    > > handle the s_dirt flag, we just update the timestamp and again mark the
    > > superblock buffer as dirty. Seems pointless.
    > It's the way sysv itself does stuff. The timestamp on v7/sys3/sys5
    > reflects the clock on the box. A lot of ancient boxes with no decent
    > hardware clocks used to reset the system time off the root fs superblock
    > on a loss of power.

    Oh, OK, thanks for the info. Do you think I need to take more efforts to
    preserve the behavior?

    Best Regards,
    Artem Bityutskiy
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