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Re: [PATCH 00/48] xfsprogs: CRC support

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Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/48] xfsprogs: CRC support
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2013 16:11:39 +1000
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On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 10:25:23AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> Hi folks,
> This is the latest update of the series of patches tht introduces
> CRC support into xfsprogs. Of note, for CRC enabled filesystems;
>       - write support for xfs-db is disabled
>       - obfuscation for metadump is disabled
>       - xfs_check does nothing ("always succeed") so that xfstests
>         can run without needing this
>       - all structures shoul dbe supported for printing in xfs_db
>       - xfs_repair should be able to fully validate the structure
>         of a CRC enabled filesystem.
>       - xfs_repair still ignores CRC validation errors when
>         reading metadata
>       - mkfs.xfs enforces limitations on the format of CRC enabled
>         filesystems (inode size, attr format, projid32bit, etc).
>       - whenever a v5 superblock is parsed on read by any utility,
>         it outputs a wanring about it being an experimental
>         format.
> Bug reports, patches, comments, reviews, etc all welcome.

I've just realised that I haven't ported any of the recent kernel
fixes across to this patch set, so there will be another few patches
needed for those as well...


Dave Chinner

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