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Re: Atomicity of xfs_fsr -- also isolation?

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Subject: Re: Atomicity of xfs_fsr -- also isolation?
From: martin f krafft <madduck@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 11:19:17 +0100
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also sprach Florian Weimer <fw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2005.02.16.1104 +0100]:
> Is it safe to run xfs_fsr on a file which is regularly updated?  It
> seems that if a copy is made and later linked as the original, updates
> to the file might be lost.  Is this really the case?

It does say "in an atomic manner", leading me to believe that
updates to the file are not going to get in the way.

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