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Date:	Tue, 05 Apr 2011 12:46:07 -0700
From:	Eric Sandeen <>
To:	Curt Wohlgemuth <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: sync the directory inode in ext4_sync_parent()

On 4/5/11 12:43 PM, Curt Wohlgemuth wrote:
> Well, you could argue that a failure to sync the parent shouldn't
> cause the inode's fsync() to fail, but I probably wouldn't :-) .  I'll
> resend a patch that implements this.
> Thanks,
> Curt

It might be a valid argument, since we're doing it "just to be nice" - but if you're getting EIOs you'd probably rather know sooner than later...

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