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Re: projid32bit=1 default in xfsprogs-3.2.0

To: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: projid32bit=1 default in xfsprogs-3.2.0
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:24:24 -0500
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 10/14/13 4:23 PM, Ben Myers wrote:
> 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
> 

Ok.  Default it is!   Thanks guys, just wanted to make sure we were
all in agreement there.

-Eric

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