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Re: [PATCH] Add ext2/3/4-specific _check_extN_filesystem function

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add ext2/3/4-specific _check_extN_filesystem function
From: Theodore Tso <tytso@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 13:04:56 -0400
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20090818161116.GA2162@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <1250607467-15085-1-git-send-email-tytso@xxxxxxx> <20090818161116.GA2162@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 12:11:16PM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 10:57:47AM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> > The _check_generic_filesystem function doesn't force a full filesystem
> > check, so filesystem inconsistencies after a test wouldn't be noticed.
> > To fix this, I added an extN specific check filesystem function.
> Looks like the only difference between the generic and the extN
> check routine is the addition of -f to the fsck command line.  What
> about just introducing a _fsck_args similar to _mount_opts where
> filesystems can set their additional required mount options?

That would work, yeah, and would be result in far less code
duplication in common.rc.  I'll take a whack at it and resubmit.


                                                - Ted

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