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SubjectRe: Is ReiserFS really a journaling file system, or is it really just a synchronous-metadata file system like BSD FFS?
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> Okay, I do have a question.  There are a *number* of applications in
> which it is far better to lose a file than having a file which looks
> correct but contains bad data. kernel.org is such as application.
> What would be the proper kind of filesystem to run?

You need higher level transactions for that. Download to new name, fsync,
rename().

Alan


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