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SubjectRe: Drawbacks of implementing undelete entirely in user space
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Bryn Paul Arnold Jones was heard saying ....
>
> On Fri, 21 Jun 1996, Justin Dossey wrote:
> [snip]
> > Of course, a .wastebasket dir would have to be created.

> > I suppose I cast my vote for user
> > space. This just doesn't seem to be a system-level function, and it's
> > definitely something that varies in importance from system to system.
> > Oh, for those with free processor and tight disk, there's always gzip...
> >
> Hmm, maybe we need the ext2fs c bit fixing too ....
> Bryn

I think I heard this mentioned before, but what about the ext2 drivers
moving an unlinked file to /.wastebasket (like /lost+found) and
having user-space programs manage it? Have the default to not
happening, and if you decide to change that, then you are responsbile
for managing it (ie, running the daemons).


Shin!
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