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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Atime and btrfs: a bad combination?
Posted Jun 3, 2012 11:00 UTC (Sun) by liljencrantz (subscriber, #28458)
Posted Jun 3, 2012 14:57 UTC (Sun) by Yorick (subscriber, #19241)
We see this every time a sensible proposal comes forth to dump an old misfeature that causes way more grief than enjoyment. Control characters in file names, for example...
Posted Jun 3, 2012 19:48 UTC (Sun) by nybble41 (subscriber, #55106)
The downside, of course, would be that some daemon would have to run in the background to collect the audit data. However, that could still involve less overhead than updating atimes on every filesystem read.
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