Re: [Ext2-devel] [PATCH 2/5] Register ext3dev filesystem

From: Theodore Tso
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 13:57:30 EST

On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 11:20:22AM +0200, Erik Mouw wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 06:17:22PM -0700, Mingming Cao wrote:
> > Register ext4 filesystem as ext3dev filesystem in kernel.
> Why confuse users with the name "ext3dev"? If a filesystem lives in
> fs/blah/, it's registered as "blah" and can be mounted with "-t blah".
> Just register the filesystem as "ext4" and mark it "EXPERIMENTAL" in
> Kconfig.

We had this discussion on LKML. There were those who were concerned
that it would not be enough just to mark it be EXPERIMENTAL.

- Ted
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