Re: [PATCH v7] iomap: make inline data support more flexible

From: David Sterba
Date: Tue Jul 27 2021 - 04:23:50 EST

On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 02:17:02PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Subject: iomap: Support tail packing
> I can't say I like this "tail packing" language here when we have the
> perfectly fine inline wording. Same for various comments in the actual
> code.

Yes please, don't call it tail-packing when it's an inline extent, we'll
use that for btrfs eventually and conflating the two terms has been
cofusing users. Except reiserfs, no linux filesystem does tail-packing.