ext3 regression: unnecessarily syncs temporary files
Posted Jun 4, 2012 15:43 UTC (Mon) by giraffedata
In reply to: Temporary files: RAM or disk?
Parent article: Temporary files: RAM or disk?
It's not a regression, but a conscientious design decision
It's a regression due to a conscious design decision. Regression doesn't mean mistake, it means the current thing does something worse than its predecessor. Software developers have a bias against regressions, but they do them deliberately, and for the greater good, all the time.
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