Question about Cyrus, ext3, and Linux kernel 2.4.18 bug

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Sun Apr 20 01:17:01 EDT 2003

On Fri, 18 Apr 2003, James Ralston wrote:
> > I can't think of any sane reason why ext3 authors would want to
> > weaken the semantics they export to applications now.
> Don't count on it.  There's a fair amount of precedence in Linux that
> previous behavior will be cheerfully tossed out the window if it

Not when it is something like this. You'd get at least a mount option to get
the old behaviour back really fast, to avoid the fatal meltdown of

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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