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Re: A short digression on FOSS (Re: understanding speculative preallocat

To: Jay Ashworth <jra@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: A short digression on FOSS (Re: understanding speculative preallocation)
From: Stefan Ring <stefanrin@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 09:18:52 +0200
Cc: Linux fs XFS <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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> "You have to talk to whomever builds the kernel packages for the distro
> you're working on; they should be able to tell you which XFS {version|
> release|checkout} is built into that particular kernel RPM."

For what it's worth, you can try to pry this info out of Oracle's
RedPatch <https://oss.oracle.com/projects/RedPatch/>, which actually
doesn't look all that active anymore recently, but given that it's
Oracle, one cannot seriously be surprised about anything.

The thing is, that RHEL XFS and mainline XFS seem to have drifted
apart a good deal, and as result, for an outsider, it is very
difficult to correlate patches between the two branches.

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