Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] fs: ubifs: set s_uuid in super block

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Tue May 02 2017 - 03:37:23 EST


Am 02.05.2017 um 09:19 schrieb Amir Goldstein:
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 1:03 AM, Richard Weinberger <richard@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> Am 24.04.2017 um 17:47 schrieb Richard Weinberger:
>>>> So, if some flag should be implemented, who should do it? :)
>>> I'll not do it for you. ;)
>> Please also see
> Richard,
> Considering the facts that:
> 1. I proposed the said flag and Al didn't think it was needed [1]
> 2. ext4 already sets s_uuid without any flag for a long time now
> 3. A similar patch was queued for v4.12 to set s_uuid for xfs without any flag
> I think it would be right to take Oleksij's patch as is.
> FYI, my current work on 'constant inode numbers for overlayfs' requires that
> underlying filesystem had set a non-zero s_uuid. Not sure if that matters for
> ubifs+overlayfs users.

If VFS maintainers are fine with that, I'll take it.
>From UBIFS' POV it does not matter much. :-)