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

To: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/48] xfsprogs: CRC support
From: Chandra Seetharaman <sekharan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:16:29 -0500
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Delivered-to: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20130607210447.GP20932@xxxxxxx>
Organization: IBM
References: <1370564771-4929-1-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20130607061139.GM29338@dastard> <20130607210447.GP20932@xxxxxxx>
Reply-to: sekharan@xxxxxxxxxx
This is helpful. Thanks.

Chandra
On Fri, 2013-06-07 at 16:04 -0500, Ben Myers wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 04:11:39PM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > 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...
> 
> These two series are applied to the crc-dev branch at
> git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/cmds/xfsprogs.git 
> 
> Regards,
>       Ben
> 
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