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Re: [PATCH, needs a new owner] XFS Alloc Policies

To: Mark Goodwin <goodwinos@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, needs a new owner] XFS Alloc Policies
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 13:58:53 -0500
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <49939F90.20905@xxxxxxx>
References: <49939F90.20905@xxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 03:03:28PM +1100, Mark Goodwin wrote:
> Series of patches, originally by Dave Chinner. This series
> of 18 patches is unfinished and needs a new owner - the
> feature partially implements pluggable allocation policies
> for XFS.
> A fairly substantial architectural write-up with community
> debate/feedback on the design would be appropriate before
> embarking on this. Tarball attached for the following:

Thanks for posting these.  I'm pretty sure these patches will
get some sort of makeover before beeing ready, but they are
an important building block for some of the interesting work
we're planning to do (like the multi device work or ssd-aware
allocators), so there will be some action on it.

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