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SubjectRe: Undelete in user space
On Tue, 18 Jun 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Jun 1996, Tim Towers wrote:
> [much stuff about user space solutions deleted]
>
> You can do it that way, but you can't then have saved files discarded to
> free space, when it's needed.
>
> > Tim
> Bryn
> --
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You could have a daemon which runs as root and watches filesystems (ala
df).. when a file is deleted, the daemon puts it on a queue -- when a
filesystem gets below X percent o' free space, the daemon clears out some
space.

This would allow (IMHGuess) easier configuration of what gets flushed, if
and why. For example, root's stuff gets flushed last (or first!), stuff
could get flushed after x days, y percent full, z whatever.

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