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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?
Alan Cox wrote:
> > 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. 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().

Well, that's what we do right now.

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