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Re: XFS for 2.4

To: Darrell Michaud <dmichaud@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS for 2.4
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 11:28:08 -0500
Cc: 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, Dec 02, 2003 at 11:10:43AM -0500, Darrell Michaud wrote:
> As a user it would be very beneficial for me to have XFS support in the
> official 2.4 kernel tree. XFS been stable and "2.4 integration-ready"
> for a long time, and 2.4 is going to be used in certain environments for
> a long time, if only because it's easier to upgrade a 2.4 kernel to a
> newer 2.4 kernel than to upgrade to a 2.6 kernel. It seems like an easy
> case to make.
> 
> I use other filesystems and some funky drivers as well.. and I'm always
> very happy to see useful backports show up in the 2.4 tree. Thank you!

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

There are several pieces of backported software that are
integration-ready, but that doesn't imply they should go into an
increasingly-frozen 2.4.x tree...

        Jeff




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