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Re: Documenting MS_LAZYTIME

To: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Documenting MS_LAZYTIME
From: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:14:08 +0100
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On 02/27/2015 06:51 PM, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 09:01:10AM +0100, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
>> On 02/27/2015 01:04 AM, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
>>> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 02:36:33PM +0100, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
>>>>     The disadvantage of MS_STRICTATIME | MS_LAZYTIME is that
>>>>     in the case of a system crash, the atime and mtime fields
>>>>     on disk might be out of date by at most 24 hours.
>>> I'd change to "The disadvantage of MS_LAZYTIME is that..."  and
>>> perhaps move that so it's clear it applies to any use of MS_LAZYTIME
>>> has this as a downside.
>>> Does that make sense?
>> Thanks, Ted. Got it. So, now we have:
>>        MS_LAZYTIME (since Linux 3.20)
> "since Linux 4.0".

D'oh! Yes, thanks. Fixed.



Michael Kerrisk
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