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Re: [xfs-masters] [PATCH][RFC] fs: Add new pre-allocation ioctls to vfs

To: Mark Fasheh <mfasheh@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [xfs-masters] [PATCH][RFC] fs: Add new pre-allocation ioctls to vfs for compatibility with legacy xfs ioctls
From: Ankit Jain <me@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 15:20:29 +0530
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, joel.becker@xxxxxxxxxx, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-masters@xxxxxxxxxxx, Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, ocfs2-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Mark Fasheh wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 03:06:14PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Actually, yeah agreed - I take that back. Old users are already getting them
> from file system headers, new ones should use fallocate. So there's no need
> to expose the ioctls to userspace, at least not if all we're talking about
> is the RESVP ioctls.

Makes sense. So I can just keep them in falloc.h in a #ifdef __KERNEL__ ? Or
should this be in a new ioctl.h ?


>       --Mark
> --
> Mark Fasheh

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