[PATCH] Obsolete nodes that are unlinked when possible

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind at infradead.org
Fri Mar 16 12:27:09 EDT 2007

Hi Joakim,

On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 17:14 +0100, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> Ouch, I just discovered that JFFS2_SUMMARY disables
> jffs2_can_mark_obsolete(c). Is this really needed for all
> obsolete cases?
> SUMMARY really implies that a better automatic GC is needed, since
> your
> fs will be littered with deletion entries. 

I am not the author of this stuff, so I probably not the right person
for CC :-)

But it is understandable why they did this - because otherwise it would
need marking corresponding entries in summary as obsolete, and here you
have a problem of an unclean reboot between marking the node and the
summary entry obsolete.

Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)

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