Re: [PATCH v2 00/10] cifsd: introduce new SMB3 kernel server

From: Aurélien Aptel
Date: Wed Apr 28 2021 - 18:26:06 EST

"J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> I'd rather see multiple patches that were actually functional at each
> stage: e.g., start with a server that responds to some sort of rpc-level
> ping but does nothing else, then add basic file IO, etc.
> I don't know if that's practical.

Although it would certainly be nice I don't think it's realistic to
expect this kind of retro-logical-rewriting. AFAIK the other new
fs-related addition (ntfs patchset) is using the same trick of adding
the Makefile at the end after it was suggested on the mailing list. So
there's a precedent.

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