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

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: A short digression on FOSS (Re: understanding speculative preallocation)
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 22:12:51 -0500
Cc: Jay Ashworth <jra@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 7/28/13 9:41 PM, Dave Chinner wrote:
> 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.

IOWS:  There is no spoon.  ;)

-Eric

> Cheers,
> 
> Dave.
> 

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