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Re: checkpoint/restart milestone 1

From: Tobias Weingartner <weingart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 15:52:23 -0600

On Monday, September 15, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     # restart program
>     Program failed to restart, the file associated with descriptor 3
>     inode 23434 was deleted.  You can still restart the program by
>     specifying a file for this descriptor or you can give up.
>     Have a nice day!
>     # 
>     In otherwords, the idea behind the checkpointing is to try to cover as
>     many situations as possible, but one still needs to be running reasonably
>     well behaved code for it to work.  We might, one day, provide
>     persistent filesystem functionality (say, by bumping the inode's link
>     count) but it would be unreasonable to try to do something that 
>     sophisticated in step #1.

Hmm... do it hear .nfsXXXXXX files?  :-)


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