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Re: [PATCH v6 00/18] xfs: sparse inode chunks

To: Brian Foster <bfoster@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 00/18] xfs: sparse inode chunks
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2015 08:09:41 +1000
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On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 10:19:55AM -0400, Brian Foster wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 08:27:50AM -0500, Brian Foster wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Here's a v6 of sparse inode chunks. This fixes a bug on large block size
> > filesystems where an inode chunk was being incorrectly freed. The
> > problem was that patch 2 changed the previously implicit behavior of
> > never freeing an inode chunk on filesystems where the block size is
> > large enough for multiple chunks (e.g., bsize=64k, isize<=512). Patch 2
> > has been fixed to preserve original behavior.
> > 
> > There have also been some minor fixups throughout associated with a
> > rebase to the latest for-next. This includes killing some old sb logging
> > bits and passing mp to XFS_WANT_CORRUPTED_GOTO().
> > 
> > Brian
> > 
> Attached is an xfsprogs tarball corresponding to this release. This
> version is based on the libxfs-3.19-update xfsprogs branch. It includes
> a few dependency backports on top of that branch, relevant backports
> from the kernel series and various bits of userspace support.
> xfs_metadump support has been added since the previous drop. mkfs
> instructions remain the same as before, described here:
>       http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2015-02/msg00386.html

Ok, I'm just rebasing the libxfs-3.19-update branch right now so
I can update it to 4.1-rc1, so we'll see how applying this goes...


Dave Chinner

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