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SubjectRe: Still ext2-corruption in test8-pre5 (incl. OOPS)


On Tue, 5 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
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> How about reverting to compare-and-write-if-nonzero variant?
> _That_ will be definitely legal.

Yes, but I would really hate to have the case that a (shortening) truncate
could fail due to disk-full issues.

I think that's just wrong (sure, I can see some filesystem where it
happens because of how the filesystem is done, but basically I think we
should avoid it if possible. Which it is).

Linus

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