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    SubjectRe: fsync on large files

    On Wed, 17 Feb 1999 18:57:55 +0100 (CET), Ingo Molnar <> said:

    > On Wed, 17 Feb 1999, Alan Cox wrote:

    >> > kinds of major fs modifications - call it "ext3" and after a year or so of
    >> > in-production use we can drop ext2.
    >> And funnily enough the instructions for applying his patch start
    >> "copy fs/ext2 to fs/ext3 then..."

    > ... then it continues with touching 90% of the ext2fs code.

    Sheesh, Ingo, I showed you the patch and even explicitly pointed out
    this fact: the patch performs a global s/ext2/ext3/ on the ext2fs
    code. There are very few changes to the code other than that: there
    are calls to associate buffer udpates to existing transactions and
    there is obviously superblock magic in the mount code, but there are
    no wholesale modifications to the filesystem.


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