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Re: [PATCH, RFC] Re: atime not written to disk

To: Utako Kusaka <u-kusaka@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC] Re: atime not written to disk
From: Niv Sardi <xaiki@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 13:52:44 +1100
Cc: Timothy Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>, xfs <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20081022081710.GL18495@disturbed> (Dave Chinner's message of "Wed, 22 Oct 2008 19:17:10 +1100")
References: <48FD74CC.907@xxxxxxx> <48FD7B69.3090600@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20081022081710.GL18495@disturbed>
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Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
[...]
> As I mentioned on IRC, Tim, the following patch fixes the above test
> case. It will make XFS behave like other filesystems w.r.t. atime,
> instead of defaulting to relatime-like behaviour. This will have
> performance impact unless ppl now add the relatime mount option.
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I don't really like it, and don't think there is a real justification to
do it. Why not only do:

-- 
Niv Sardi

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