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Re: ext3 and chattr +S on postfix spools



Hi,

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 05:34:52PM +0800, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:
> Postfix <http://www.postfix.org> does a chattr +S on its spool directory
> when it is installed on Linux.
> 
> Is this still required on ext3 ?

I'm not sure --- it depends on what Postfix's assumptions are.  If it
expects all directory operations to be synchronous then the flag is
still needed.  If it is satisfied with fsync flushing dir information,
then no it is not needed.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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