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Re: [PATCH 4/5] xfs: remove m_litino

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] xfs: remove m_litino
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2009 16:09:14 -0400
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <49C465AC.3010809@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 10:57:32PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> 
> > With the upcoming v3 inodes the inode data/attr area size needs to be
> > calculated for each specific inode, so we can't cache it in the superblock
> > anymore.
> 
> hm, ok, but why do this now?

It could be considered a cleanup as there's no point in caching a
constant expression in the superblock.  More importantly I want to get
as many of the CRC preparation patches upstream so that I don't have
to keep rebasing them.

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