[Gluster-devel] Regarding marking of data/mdata changelog in entry self-heal

Anand Avati anand.avati at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 03:32:56 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 8:44 PM, Pranith Kumar K <pkarampu at redhat.com>wrote:

> hi Avati,
>       In entry self-heal of a directory, for every new file that is
> created, data/metadata changelogs are marked on the source file to indicate
> pending data/metadata self-heal from source file to the new file that is
> created as part of this self-heal. But this data/metadata changelogs are
> marked without taking any inodelks on the file. I remember us having a
> discussion about this a while back but don't remember reaching any
> conclusion as to why it is done this way. Could you let us know if it is a
> possible bug that needs to be fixed?

I think the conclusion was to mark the newly created file with self-pending
attributes (set via xdata as part of the create fop itself). Does that ring
a bell?

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