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avoiding orphan files

avoiding orphan files

Posted Jan 25, 2012 20:38 UTC (Wed) by droundy (subscriber, #4559)
In reply to: avoiding orphan files by nybble41
Parent article: Ensuring data reaches disk

> The write/sync/rename process is hardly an ideal way to implement atomic replacement semantics. There are simply too many potential points of failure.

True, but it's also the only one we've got, right?

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