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Re: Anyone have test cases for SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA?

To: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Anyone have test cases for SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA?
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:03:45 -0500
Cc: linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Mark Tinguely <tinguely@xxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Hey Ted,

On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 02:42:01PM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 01:28:41PM -0500, Ben Myers wrote:
> > Your impression is just a few days out of date.  See:
> > 
> > http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2012-09/msg00156.html
> On a unrelated note, has there been any thought about potentially
> setting up a separate mailing list dedicated for xfstests?

You might even be the first person to suggest that.  ;)

> I'm not
> subscribed to the xfs mailing list, mainly because I was trying to
> avoid adding yet another high volume mailing list to my inbox
> (although to be fair, I guess it's only 25 messages per day even on
> the busiest days), and so I've missed out on review of Dave's changes
> to break out the tests into hierarchies, etc.  I wonder if there are
> other xfstests users that aren't yet subscribed to the xfs mailing
> list who would if there was a separate mailing list.
> Not a big deal; if people really don't want a separate mailing list, I
> guess I could subscribe to the xfs list as well...

I think it's worth discussing and I'm not resistant to a separate list.  But
like you said, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx isn't extremely high volume.  Maybe a filter for
xfstests in the subject would be good enough for your purposes?


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