On Fri, 2002-01-18 at 14:02, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 10:54:42AM -0800, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> > Is it possible (now or ever) to shrink an XFS filesystem?
> Currently it isn't, other than dump/mkfs/restore
> Ever only if someone implements it. AFAIK there are no plans for it,
> but of course the source is available if someone is motivated.
I brought the same question up some time ago, and, after Steve Lord
explained everything that would be involved in making an xfs_shrinkfs
work, I pleaded that anyone with the skill and knowhow to do such a
thing please just work on improving the core XFS code instead. :)
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