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'Disappearing' data under ZFS on Linux sparks small swift tweak

Dan 55 Silver badge

Yes, I'm more disappointed that this wasn't picked up by an automated test suite than the fact that it might take a few days to patch.

Surely someone, somewhere is at least creating daily snapshots of the code and putting it through fuzzers and stress-tests and simulated disk-full situations? If not, why not? This is filesystem code we're talking about, not the backend of some casual game.

There was a .ksh in the commit specifically to test this feature, but it looks a bit spartan for what could be a huge data loss bug (as practically any filesystem bug is).

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