On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 02:23:16AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 04:19:59PM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 01:08:28AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > We have the libxfs resync and a healthy amount of fixes in xfsprogs,
> > > what about cutting a release in about 1-2 weeks from now?
> > Probably a good idea.
> > Once it is release, I'll look at doing another kernel code sync -
> > this one will be a lot smaller than the last - and then we can start
> > adding all the new stuff we've got on top of it...
> I have a few things that I want to do to make syncs easier in the
> - stop using the plain xfs.h include in userland, and use the same
> includes as in kernel space. This might require some new stub
> headers and magic #include_next games in userland, but should really
> ease our life there.
> - split files only partially shared between kernel and userspace and
> logical boundaries so that they can be shared 1:1. My poster child
> for that would be to split a xfs_busy_extent.c out of xfs_alloc.c.
Yes, definitely. I think the changes to the dir2 headers will make
things a lot easier in future, too, so further consolidation of the
kernel headers along those would be a good thing to do as well.
> But let's get this release out before starting major surgery.