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Re: XFS status update for January 2012

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Subject: Re: XFS status update for January 2012
From: Richard Ems <richard.ems@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:36:35 +0100
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On 02/25/2012 01:02 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> January saw the release of Linux 3.2, which as usual included a large
> number of XFS changes, most notably an large speedup for removing files
> that have external attribute blocks, speedups and livelock fixes for
> sync while doing heavy I/O, and large internal cleanups of the inode
> block map handling.  The diffstat for XFS in Linux 3.2 is:
>  54 files changed, 2414 insertions(+), 2625 deletions(-)
> which is slightly below the average of the last releases.
> In the meantime development for 3.3 went ahead full speed, including
> the removal of the deprecated pre-delaylog logging code, various
> quota cleanups, a shrink of the inode, a great simplification of the file
> write path as well as the usual batch of fixes and cleanups.
> On the userland side xfs_repair saw various major fixes and speedups,
> with few other fixes thrown in, while xfsdump got two commits fixing
> longer standing issues recently reported on the mailing list.  For
> xfstests January was an extremely slow month, seeing only two new test cases
> and less than a handful of other updates.

Many thanks to all of your for the good work and support on the mailing
list !


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