[Gluster-devel] ARF self-heal

Krishna Srinivas krishna at zresearch.com
Mon May 14 08:47:31 UTC 2007

Hi Danson,

Updating the replica only on the next access is not the best
solution for the reasons mentioned by you. We will announce
the AFR's auto-sync design to the list soon. It is scheduled
for 1.4.


On 5/12/07, Danson Michael Joseph <danson.joseph at baobabelectric.com> wrote:
> Hi Again,
> I just read that the CODA filesystem can replicate to multiple servers,
> and when a server goes down and comes back up some time after files on
> the remaining server have changed, the policy for repair is to repair on
> next access.  Now I don't believe that this policy is ideal because if
> the second server then fails before a file has been accessed, the file
> is not up to date, but it does highlight a possible repair technique
> whereby the client does a loopback write for all files with different
> timestamps or some other marked difference?
> Regards,
> Danson
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