[Haiku-commits] r30960 - haiku/trunk/src/system/kernel/cache
superstippi at gmx.de
Fri Jun 5 14:03:26 CEST 2009
Axel Dörfler schrieb:
> Stephan Aßmus <superstippi at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> It could overwrite all data, including B+trees and inodes -
>>> that used to be part of the file.
>> I don't understand if this means the bug could have caused problems
>> directories themselves, or only on file content. Can you clarify?
> It probably would have been clear if the end of the sentence above
> ended in: everything that was once covered by that file.
> Ie. it could have overwritten anything that was at the same place as a
> file that triggered the problem.
So when I just move mails from one mail folder into the Trash, could
that cause that folder to be "truncated" so that it could mess up data
from another folder? Other than that, I don't see a "truncation"
operation being involved at all in what I do to trigger the bug that
mails disappear from one of my mail folders, so it's probably unrelated,
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