Disabling atime

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Aug 11 17:54:40 UTC 2007

Miloslav Trmac wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram napsal(a):
>> Matthew Miller wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 09:43:18PM +0000, Martin Ebourne wrote:
>>>> The minority here is having atime, hardly anyone ever uses it
>>>> compared to the cost of having it. It's easy to reenable it for the
>>>> few who really find it useful and want to pay for it.
>>> tmpwatch runs by default. Everyone uses that.
>> Has a simple patch already which I mentioned in my original mail.
> The patch changes behavior.
> We're not in that much of a rush, are we?  Why don't we wait to see
> what, if any, relatime variant is committed to the upstream kernel?
> relatime design decisions will happen on lkml, not on this list.
> 	Mirek

This is not the first time these discussions have happened. Not a 
question of rush but one of finally making a decision. In the same lkml 
thread I see the redirection to fedora-devel list and I made no attempt 
to discussion the design here. If relatime is what we want, lets switch 
to that by default.


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