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On Tue, 22 May 2001, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

> On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 10:50:51AM -0500, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 May 2001, Theodore Tso wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 06:47:58PM +0100, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> > >
> > > > Just set chattr +S on the spool dir. That's what the flag is for.
> > > > The biggest problem with that is that it propagates to subdirectories
> > > > and files --- would a version of the flag which applied only to
> > > > directories be a help here?
> > >
> > > That's probably the right thing to add.
> >
> > I'd vote for an async flag instead.
>
> Why??? Why change the default behaviour to be something much slower?

I was suggesting an async flag _in addition_ to the sync flag, both
propagating to subdirs. Nice and orthogonal.

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