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Re: [GIT PULL] XFS update for 2.6.23 - revert a commit

To: Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] XFS update for 2.6.23 - revert a commit
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 08:02:37 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mon, 1 Oct 2007, Tim Shimmin wrote:
> 
> Lachlan's description:
>     This fix is for a problem that has been in XFS since day one.
>     [XFS] Avoid replaying inode buffer initialisation log items if on-disk 
> version is newer.
        ...

Why wasn't this in the commit logs? Now it just says it was reverted, with 
no actual reasoning *why*. And it apparently wasn't so obvious that no 
such reasoning is needed.

Gah. I ended up amending the commit and updating it with the comment.

                Linus


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