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KernelTrap: XFS In 2.4?

Dec 03, 2003, 02:00 (2 Talkback[s])

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"In a recent thread on the lkml, Nathan Scott requested that Marcelo merge the core 2.4 kernel changes required to support the XFS filesystem. Marcelo replied that XFS was best left as a 2.6 feature, noting that '2.6 is already stable enough for people to use it.' Nathan tried again, explaining:

"'Please reconsider--the 'core' kernel changes we need have existed for three+ years outside of the mainline tree, and each is a small and easily understood change that doesn't affect other filesystems. There is also a VFS fix in there from Ethan Benson, as we discussed during 2.4.23-pre, when you asked us to resend XFS for 2.4.24-pre! Everything there is a backport from 2.6 in some form, there should be no surprises...'"

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