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Date:   Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:54:43 -0700
From:   "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
To:     "Joshua D. Drake" <jd@...mandprompt.com>
Cc:     linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: fsync() errors is unsafe and risks data loss

On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 09:28:15AM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> -ext4,
> 
> If this is not the appropriate list please point me in the right direction.
> I am a PostgreSQL contributor and we have come across a reliability problem
> with writes and fsync(). You can see the thread here:
> 
> https://www.postgresql.org/message-id/flat/20180401002038.GA2211%40paquier.xyz#20180401002038.GA2211@paquier.xyz
> 
> The tl;dr; in the first message doesn't quite describe the problem as we
> started to dig into it further.

You might try the XFS list (linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org) seeing as the
initial complaint is against xfs behaviors...

--D

> 
> Thanks!
> 
> JD
> 
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