Re: [GIT PULL] f2fs for 4.8

From: Jaegeuk Kim
Date: Wed Jul 27 2016 - 17:24:41 EST

On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:41:01AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > - ioctl to move a range of data between files
> Please run this through the linux-api list first. We had so many
> problem with random ioctls on random file systems in the past. Also
> I know Samsung had an xfs (and maybe ext4?) implementation of this
> functionality in the past, so it would be extremtly useful to have
> some discussion on that.
> Also didn't this just show up last week for the first time?

Since I couldn't defend its confident use cases right now, I thought f2fs'd be
good to support it in order for someone to evaluate it; I expected some
kv-stores tho.

Once getting its validation, let me take a look at other file systems to expose
it into a generic one.