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SubjectRe: [RFC] Generic deferred file writing
On Sun, Dec 31, 2000 at 02:02:34AM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

Yes, we need to add one field to the in-core superblock to do
this accounting.

How does this work for filesystems like reisefs which do tail merging
and other filesystems which might do sub-clock allocation?

We either need more than one field (or a byte counter) + lock or
perhaps a generic fields + callback to the fs itself.

> estimate than just the data blocks it should not be hard to add
> an extra callback to the filesystem.

Yes, I was thinking at this callback too. Such a callback is
nearly the only support we need from the filesystem to provide
allocate on flush.

I think a callback is the way to go.



--cw
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