Re: XFS for 2.4

From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Wed Dec 03 2003 - 16:11:08 EST

On 3 Dec 2003, bill davidsen wrote:

> is code which has has been stable for years. There just aren't any
> other candidates, all the other FS stuff went in with less testing and
> have fewer users now (JFS as example). This is also not code offered
> "right before a freeze" this code has been offered version by version
> for two bleepin' years, has it not? There's no slippery slope, there
> are no other major features which have proven long-term stability. Fell
> free to name them if I'm wrong...
> Marcelo admits he doesn't like the coding style, he has the right to
> keep out anything he doesn't like, but let's not invent other reasons.
> It's his call and he made it. It's a pity he didn't make the call
> earlier and save people the effort, though.

Actually my personal opinion should not matter that much in this case.

But anyway, Christoph Hellwig is reviewing the XFS patches for inclusion.

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