Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Dec 6 05:31:29 GMT 2005

On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 11:22:37PM +0100, John Nilsson wrote:
> Wouldn't it be possible to mark everything in the trash as free space.
> When space is needed it should be reclaimed from the trash in a FIFO
> fashion. The oldest file(s) are overwritten first.
> I have no idea what this would do to fragmentation and "cylinder"
> utilization though...

This is an unusual way to describe it, but this is basically what it would
mean to expire files from the trash when disk space gets low.

 - mdz

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