On Mar 17, 2011, at 12:27 PM, John C. Welch wrote:
> On 3/17/11 12:16 PM, "Dan Shoop" <email@hidden> wrote:
>>>> Yes I do and no you don't. There is no repair. There is no need. There is no
>>>> situation where the filesystem is ever inconsistent or borked. The
>>>> potentials for such causality are engineered out. ZFS takes care of
>>> Let te magical thinking begin. No, it does not reals care of everything. It
>>> takes care of filesystem errors.
>> What, pray tell, else is applicable to a filesystem? Or filesystem repair?
>> We're talking filesystems here John after all.
>>> If an application calmly and without error writes purest crap into a file and
>>> destroys it, but throws no error and does so "correctly", ZFS will not and
>>> should not do squat about that, as such a problem is outside its scope.
>> John keep the focus on the relevant would you please?
>> If an app or anything writes garbage then it's the filesystem's duty to write
>> that garbage because -- it's not garbage it's what was supposed to be written.
>> Yeah the user may not want it but hey it's their app.
>> To keep focus to the question, no you don't need DiskWarrior, fsck or anything
>> else. There are no needs for this because -- and we're speaking just
>> filesystems here not borked application data -- the filesystem is kept
>> consistent and maintains its own ability to resolve potential filesystem
>> errors without any other tools or need for them.
> See how nice it is when you make that distinction instead of insisting that
> ZFS can some how magically prevent all problems.
My position or distinction hasn't changed. The fallacy of your expansion into non-rational or non-applicable realms to prove some non-point is the only change here. We remain focused on filesystems and their responsibilities not the applications for users to create bad data. Please stay rational.
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