[Gluster-users] Is there a way to prevent file deletion by accident?
rterhaar at atlanticdynamic.com
Sun Aug 15 17:09:12 UTC 2010
I don't mean to troll, but maybe your client should buy a Gluster support
contract to support development of the features that are necessary for your
project. Or better yet, maybe your client should get a team of skilled
engineers before attempting to build a box.net clone.
On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 1:03 PM, John Li <jli at jlisbz.com> wrote:
> Yes. Here is the brief overview.
> My client is trying to build a box.net type of service. Since the
> are so important for the service and they have a team of not very skilled
> engineers, how to prevent system admins to delete the file by accident is a
> very specific requirement of the underling file system/service. GIT is not
> considered the better option because there is no way to get back anything
> someone just delete the files from OS level.
> Because it's still in very early stage of the project, there is not much
> requirement yet. So I figure the purpose of the project may help you
> understand where all the requirement is from. We are very open for ideas,
> suggestions and what's the industry's best practice as well.
> Hope someone can point me to some better options.
> Thanks a lot in advance.
> On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 12:27 PM, Tejas N. Bhise <tejas at gluster.com>
> > Hi John,
> > Why not use something like git ? Can you also be more clear about the
> > requirements .. like do you want some command for the FS to mark new
> > revisions ( and hence why not use something like git ) or is there some
> > other way you want the revisions tracked ?
> > It might be helpful if you can write some high level specs of what you
> > want, the behaviour of the feature etc. Maybe there are others on the
> > community who might have use for something similar and might want to
> > contribute too.
> > Regards,
> > Tejas.
> > ------------------------------
> > *From: *"John Li" <jli at jlisbz.com>
> > *To: *"Tejas N. Bhise" <tejas at gluster.com>
> > *Cc: *gluster-users at gluster.org
> > *Sent: *Sunday, August 15, 2010 6:50:27 PM
> > *Subject: *Re: [Gluster-users] Is there a way to prevent file deletion by
> > accident?
> > Hi Tejas,
> > Thanks for your reply.
> > Is there a quick way to bring the trash feature back? How much effort
> > that take? And for the trash implementation, is this just simply mark the
> > file as deleted but still keep the data so people can recover the
> > file easily by undelete it until some one actually clean the trash or
> > compact the database?
> > rm alias will be hard to maintain on the client side so
> > something embedded into the file system will be more preferable.
> > Ideally the system can keep revisions of the files too. Will gluster
> > provide this feature or are you aware of any system provide embedded
> > revision control?
> > Thanks a lot in advance for my amateur questions.
> > --
> > John
> > On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 12:47 AM, Tejas N. Bhise <tejas at gluster.com
> >> Hi John,
> >> We don't have such a feature. Would you like to elaborate if you need
> >> just as an alternative to aliasing rm on the shell or do you want to put
> >> this to use in some different scenerio - like a trash folder.
> >> We do have some trash folder functionality, but its old and not
> >> right now as not many found a good use for it since.
> >> Regards,
> >> Tejas.
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "John Li" <jli at jlisbz.com>
> >> To: gluster-users at gluster.org
> >> Sent: Saturday, August 14, 2010 10:02:38 AM
> >> Subject: [Gluster-users] Is there a way to prevent file deletion by
> >> accident?
> >> Hi list,
> >> Is there any feature in the file system which can help to prevent from
> >> file
> >> deletion by accident?
> >> Thanks.
> >> --
> >> John
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