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Re: Backporting the concurrent direct IO write fix to 3.4

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Backporting the concurrent direct IO write fix to 3.4
From: Igor M Podlesny <for.poige+xfs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2012 12:09:06 +0800
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Kerin Millar <kerframil@xxxxxxxxx>
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On 4 July 2012 07:11, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>> On the one hand I'd love to see these patches go into 3.4-stable as it's
>> going to be a long term release,
>
> Is it? So we will have long term support kernels for 3.0.x, 3.2.x
> and now 3.4.x? 3.0.x is the long term stable kernel I'm targetting
> for backports and there's no way I can really handle more than
> that...

   That's quite a pity! In production there's often even 2.6.32 since
it's chosen as RHEL6's kernel.

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