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Re: LWN article: ext4 and data loss

To: Martin Steigerwald <Martin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: LWN article: ext4 and data loss
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2009 15:08:20 -0500
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Martin Steigerwald wrote:
>> Am Donnerstag 12 März 2009 schrieb Eric Sandeen:
> ...
> 
>>> Filesystems can hack around some heuristics to try to make unsafe apps
>>> safer, but in the end, it's the app's job to make sure a buffered write
>>> hits permanent storage when it matters.
>> Hmmm, okay. So here is:
>>
>> http://bugs.kde.org/187172
>>
>> Feel free to add there. You'd need a bugzilla login tough.

... getting OT sorry but in case anyone else is interested,
http://api.kde.org/4.x-api/kdelibs-apidocs/kdecore/html/classKSaveFile.html
also seems relevant.

I'd like to know just what KDE is doing here, so digging a little.

-Eric

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