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Re: ext3 and chattr +S on postfix spools



Stephen C. Tweedie:
> > Is fsync() on an open
> > file guaranteed to take care of all a file's directory entries 
> 
> In ext3, yes.  fsync syncs the inode and all metadata it depends on,
> and that will always include directory information

Good news. 

In this specific respect, ext3 and ffs (softupdates) have evolved
towards each other, and one solution should take care of both.

	Wietse





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