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Re: [PATCH, RFC] xfs: rename "linux-2.6" subdirectory to be simply "linu

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC] xfs: rename "linux-2.6" subdirectory to be simply "linux"
From: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 09:53:54 -0500
Cc: <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20110722143420.GE19681@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <201107211804.p6LI4Rvf006075@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20110722143420.GE19681@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-to: <aelder@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2011-07-22 at 10:34 -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Actually it should just go away.  It's a leftover from when we had
> code for Linux 2.4 and Linux 2.6 in the same ptools repository. 

So this is an admission that XFS has gone from an
Irix-only to a Linux-only filesystem?  We have
strayed from it but I think there is value in
trying to separate the core platform-independent
part of the code from the part that interfaces
with the OS environment.

                                        -Alex

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