Re: [PATCH v2 2/9] ext2: tell DAX the size of allocation holes

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Sat Sep 10 2016 - 03:31:59 EST

On Fri, Sep 09, 2016 at 03:34:43PM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> I agree with you that continuing to touch ext2 is not a good idea, but
> I'm not yet convinced that now is the time to go do dax-2.0 when we
> haven't finished shipping dax-1.0.

I've mentioned this before, but I'd like to repeat it. With all the
work reqwuired in the file system I would prefer to drop DAX support
in ext2 (and if people really cry for it reinstate the trivial old xip