[fpc-pascal] XML files and the ext4 bug

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Mar 12 08:55:10 CET 2009

Gustavo Enrique Jimenez schrieb:
> Hi
> Seems like the ext4 file system has a bug or some issue with files
> updated often :
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/317781

This is only a problem when your machine crashes!

> I use XML files heavily. It is great, XML units save me a lot of work
> ! My programs update de xml files quite often.
> I am concerned about this particular ext4 bug. Could you say if
> freepascal's XML units are affected by this bug ? ext4 developers
> recomend this :

Syncing and renaming is not done by the XML units. This is something the
programmer has to do.

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