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SubjectRe: Possible Idea with filesystem buffering.
On Sun, 20 Jan 2002, Hans Reiser wrote:

> In version 4 of reiserfs, our plan is to implement writepage such that
> it does not write the page but instead pressures the reiser4 cache and
> marks the page as recently accessed.

What is this supposed to achieve ?

> Personally, I think that makes writepage the wrong name for that
> function, but I must admit it gets the job done,

And what job would that be ?

regards,

Rik
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