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Re: [ANNOUNCE, DISCUSS] xfsprogs: libxfs-4.1-update branch created

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE, DISCUSS] xfsprogs: libxfs-4.1-update branch created
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2015 22:37:08 -0700
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In-reply-to: <20150511000508.GD16689@dastard>
References: <20150511000508.GD16689@dastard>
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On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 10:05:08AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> A good example of this is Christoph's xfs_trans_commit() patchset.
> There's 42 xfs_trans_commit() calls in userspace and it has a
> completely different implementation in userspace. To put that in
> context, there are 61 xfs_trans_commit() in the kernel code. If I
> merge that changeset into the kernel code, then Christoph walks away
> and it has become the Maintainer's problem to make userspace work
> with the API change.

I'm perfectly happy to do this work for userspace as well. 

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