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Re: [PATCH 19/20] xfs: implement pNFS export operations

To: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 19/20] xfs: implement pNFS export operations
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2015 14:34:35 +0100
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jeff Layton <jlayton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-nfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Feb 06, 2015 at 05:42:58PM -0500, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> You'd basically just be pulling my tree (Christoph's is just my nfsd
> tree with his patches on top, and I've been testing with exactly that
> locally, just putting off pushing it out till we decide this.)
> So anyway, fine with me if you want to just pull that into the xfs tree.
> Mine's ready whenever, so if I send my pull pretty soon after the merge
> window and you send it a little later then we still keep the property
> that Linus's merge still has a diffstat only in our respective areas.
> (OK, it's a little more complicated because I've got the same
> arrangement with jlayton, so the order is jlayton's lock pull, then my
> nfsd pull, then your xfs pull.  Is this getting too complicated?
> jlayton and I are both ready to so and I think it'd work.)
> I'm also fine with duplicating those few patches, or whatever.

Maybe the better idea is to pull the xfs tree in the nfsd tree, but
that would require Dave sending an early pull request so that the
nfsd pull doesn't get delayed.

Or we just defer the pnfsd merge.  While I tried to get it in in time
for 3.20 all the delays during review mean we're really late no and should
punt it to 3.21.

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