QMail and SoftUpdates

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Mon May 17 13:21:32 PDT 2004

Assuming the appdoes an fsync()
and the disks ar etelling the truth about the data being on the drive.
then softupdates is no worse than FFS.

The assumptions have to be checked though.

On Mon, 17 May 2004, Mikhail Teterin wrote:

> The link at
> 	http://cr.yp.to/qmail/faq/reliability.html#filesystems
> claims, using SoftUpdates for mailqueue is dangerous. Is that still
> true? Thanks!
> 	-mi
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