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Re: [PATCH 0/4] xfsprogs: a couple metadump fixes and sb logging backpor

To: Brian Foster <bfoster@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] xfsprogs: a couple metadump fixes and sb logging backports
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:08:54 +1100
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On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 10:51:45AM -0500, Brian Foster wrote:
> Hi all,
> Patches 1 and 2 are a couple metadump fixes that fell out from playing
> around with large block size filesystems (e.g., 64k on ppc64), similar
> to the repair patches I had sent recently. Patches 3 and 4 are backports
> of a couple of the sb logging rework fixes.

I'll pull the fixes into the current branch - we've probably got
enough fixes queued up now to justify a 3.2.3 release.

> Dave,
> I'm not sure what the workflow here is wrt to the sb logging backports.
> FWIW, these are the only patches I need on top of the libxfs-3.19-update
> branch to get most of the sparse inode bits to backport cleanly. Do you
> want to include them in that branch? Otherwise, I'll just keep them in
> my sparse inodes branch for now.

What needs to happen is a full sync up to 4.0-rc1 - the libxfs
kernel side is a moving target. Hopefully that's not a huge amount
of work right now - I'll see if I can get it done by the end of the

But, really, the biggest roadblock right now is getting some review
of the major updates and build changes that are in that branch so
we can move it towards a 3.3. release sooner rather than later.


Dave Chinner

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