[Tux3] Deferred Namespace Operations
phillips at phunq.net
Tue Nov 11 12:02:33 PST 2008
On Tuesday 11 November 2008 10:29, Maciej Żenczykowski wrote:
> Ah, but that's precisely my point... having this data only in ram,
> without the possibility to write it out to disk defeats the purpose of
> using just-deleted files as disk-backed temporary storage.
Nothing prevents the file data and inode of an unlinked file from being
written to disk. The file just has to exist at delta transition time,
linked or not. If unlinked, the file is an orphan, which has to be
handled in any case.
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