Re: XFS for 2.4

From: Darrell Michaud
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 11:13:10 EST

As a user it would be very beneficial for me to have XFS support in the
official 2.4 kernel tree. XFS been stable and "2.4 integration-ready"
for a long time, and 2.4 is going to be used in certain environments for
a long time, if only because it's easier to upgrade a 2.4 kernel to a
newer 2.4 kernel than to upgrade to a 2.6 kernel. It seems like an easy
case to make.

I use other filesystems and some funky drivers as well.. and I'm always
very happy to see useful backports show up in the 2.4 tree. Thank you!

On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 10:50, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Dec 2003, Russell Cattelan wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 05:18, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > Also I'm not completly sure if the generic changes are fine and I dont
> > > like the XFS code in general.
> > Ahh so the real truth comes out.
> >
> >
> > Is there a reason for your sudden dislike of the XFS code?
> I always disliked the XFS code.
> > or is this just an arbitrary general dislike for unknown or unstated
> > reasons?
> I dont like the style of the code. Thats a personal issue, though, and
> shouldnt matter.
> The bigger point is that XFS touches generic code and I'm not sure if that
> can break something.
> Why it matters so much for you to have XFS in 2.4 ?
Darrell Michaud <dmichaud@xxxxxxx>

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