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Re: projid32bit=1 default in xfsprogs-3.2.0

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: projid32bit=1 default in xfsprogs-3.2.0
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:23:47 -0500
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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In-reply-to: <20131014211659.GI5663@dastard>
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On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 08:16:59AM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> 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.

I'm not seeing much downside to turning on 32 bit project IDs by default in
3.2.0.  Sounds good to me.

-Ben

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