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KernelTrap: XFS Merged Into 2.4 Kernel

Dec 08, 2003, 18:00 (5 Talkback[s])


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"2.4 stable kernel maintainer Marcelo Tosatti recently announced that XFS has been merged into the 2.4 kernel. He explains, 'Christoph reviewed [the] XFS patch which changed generic code, and it was stripped down later to a set of changes which don't modify the code behaviour (except for a few bugfixes which should have been included separately anyway) and are pretty obvious.' In other words, during his recent review of the XFS code, Christoph Hellwig determined that after a few changes it was safe to merge.

"Downloading the latest 2.4 snapshot, a quick grep through the code confirms that XFS has been merged..."

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