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Re: XFS for 2.4

To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS for 2.4
From: venom@xxxxxx
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 17:57:29 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Darrell Michaud <dmichaud@xxxxxxx>, Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo.tosatti@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxx>, Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 2 Dec 2003, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> This can also be done in patch form, as it is done now :)

of course.
2.4 systems that are already using XFS as a patch probably would have a benefit
to see it integrated into 2.4 kernel, but they would is it anyway as a patch.

I do not think the merge would be usefull thinking to a from2.4/to2.6 upgrade.
In fact, if a system is not using XFS already, it is difficoult
that a filesystem is changed if it is an upgrade and not a reinstallation.

So, at the end, to have XFS just as a patch for 2.4 is not so bad.


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