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SubjectRe: Blockbusting news, results are in
Larry McVoy wrote:

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>I've told you guys over and over that you need to CRC the data in user
>space, we do that in our backup scripts and it tells us when the drives
>are going bad. S
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Why do the CRC in user space, that requires modifying every one of 7000+ applications (if I understand you correctly, which is far from a sure thing;-) )?

Write a reiser4 CRC file plugin. It would take a weekend, and most of the work would be cut and pasting from the default file plugin..

I understand why you do it in BK, but for user space as a whole user space is the wrong place.


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