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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: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:41:05 +1000
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On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 08:06:32PM -0400, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dave Chinner" <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sure, they have diverged signficant;y as we've backported various
> > bits of XFs fetaures and bug fixes back into RHEL6. As have every
> > other distro that doesn't track mainline directly. That's why you
> > need to look at the kernel source package to know what code the
> > distro is running.
> And... all the way back to Jason's original question:
> The way that you get the information out of a kernel/kernel RPM to 
> determine which XFS version it's running... is?  Cause it's clearly
> not obvious to either him or me.

The "version" of XFS that you are running is that of the
kernel you are running. i.e. 2.6.32-279.x.y or 2.6.32-358.x.y.


Dave Chinner

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