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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
xfs would seem not to and btrfs not to (going from the original blog post. I don't know about all types of reiserfs or jfs.
I am not saying the 'promise' is not important.. but it might be one that file-system developers should be aware that people want versus what they think people should expect :)
Garrett: ext4, application expectations and power management
Posted Mar 15, 2009 23:41 UTC (Sun) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
But it seems that for consumer devices this sort of behavior could actually be a fundamental design improvement over the way file systems have traditionally worked and could be advertised as a actual selling point (that is being able to do promise # 2. reliably.)
Posted Mar 16, 2009 16:12 UTC (Mon) by jspaleta (subscriber, #50639)
Posted Mar 19, 2009 23:28 UTC (Thu) by jzbiciak (✭ supporter ✭, #5246)
That doesn't mean you need to flush things to the disk early. It just means that things have to happen in a particular order.
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