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Re: projid32bit=1 default in xfsprogs-3.2.0

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: projid32bit=1 default in xfsprogs-3.2.0
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 08:16:59 +1100
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Arkadiusz MiÅkiewicz <arekm@xxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 11:30:13AM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> The commit:
> f3edb66a mkfs.xfs: validate options for CRCs up front.
> unintentionally (?) defaulted to projid32bit=1 for all filesystems
> at mkfs time.

It wasn't unintentional, I just forgot to document it.

> Support for 32 bit project IDs has been present since kernel v2.6.37.

Right, so taking the usual approach to these things, all the
distro's now ship kernels that support 32 bit project IDs, so there
is no reason for mkfs.xfs in a new xfsprogs release not to set it
by default.


Dave Chinner

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