Re: data=guarded mode in ext3
From: Chris Mason
Date: Mon Jan 07 2013 - 10:59:17 EST
On Mon, Jan 07, 2013 at 08:46:56AM -0700, Ric Wheeler wrote:
> On 12/03/2012 09:34 PM, Keith Chew wrote:
> > Hi
> > Just wanted to check if the "'Data=guarded' mode in Ext3" work started
> > by Chris Mason, is still being considered for merging to the mainline
> > kernel? Or has that effort stopped?
> > Regards
> > Keith
> Hi Keith,
> I think that Chris is spending pretty much all of his time on btrfs these days.
> I believe this work is pretty much abandoned at this point...
> What are you looking for specifically from this?
Ric has it right, the change was big enough that I didn't think it was
worth the risk of changing how ext3 works. Most people are going to
want ext4 anyway for a lot of reasons, so it made sense to focus bigger
changes in the ext4 code base.
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