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Re: [linux-lvm] ANNOUNCE: an experimental implementation of snapshot merging



On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 15:26 -0400, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> Hi
> 
> Here I release the first experimental implementation of snapshot merging. 
> Merging allows you to copy data in snapshot back to the origin device. 
> Once merging starts, it runs on background. When the merging finishes (you 
> see "0%" with "lvs" command), you should remove the merging snapshot with 
> lvremove command.

I would think this would be VERY hard to do since both the "origin" and
"snapshot" change (file deletes, etc).  Do you have a set of rules you
use for the merge?


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