Re: Safe File Update (atomic)
On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 6:48 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
>> Why not?
> You touched it, it is not the same file/inode anymore.
That's again a regression from the non-atomic case.
>> How does it handle meta-data you don't know about yet?
> It doesn't. You need a "copy inode without the file data" filesystem
> interface to be able to do that in the first place. It might exist, but I
> never heard of it.
You wouldn't need that with O_ATOMIC.