Bad file access on the rise

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Fri Jun 7 20:57:05 UTC 2013


On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 10:14:36PM +0200, Miloslav Trma─Ź wrote:

> (IMHO only very special applications should use O_NOATIME; if it is
> not predictable which accesses do/don't update atime, the field
> completely loses its value.

It's already not especially predictable - we've been using relatime 
rather than strict atime for years.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org


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