Funky file contents when os.rename or os.remove are interrupted
fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Oct 11 18:40:42 CEST 2006
Russell Warren wrote:
> One last non-python question... a few things I read seemed to vaguely
> indicate that the journaling feature of NTFS is an extension/option.
NTFS is a journaling file system. NTFS writes a log of changes being
made, which offers significant benefit in cases where a system loses
power, experiences an unexpected reset, or crashes.
A file system journal is used in order to guarantee the integrity of
the file system itself (but not of each individual file). Systems
using NTFS are known to have improved reliability compared to FAT file
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