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SubjectRe: First draft list of 2.3.x "Things to fix"
On Wed, 5 Jan 2000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Tue, 4 Jan 2000 20:22:17 +0100 (MET), David Weinehall
> <tao@acc.umu.se> said:
>
> > I just came up with something else that'd be great to have in v2.4
>
> > * ext3 (Depends on whether it's remotely close to something of a beta, at
> > least... (CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL would be nice here, at least))
>
> It's not just a matter of how stable it is --- journaling requires a bit
> of extra help from the kernel for various reasons, and we need to do a
> bit more work to agree exactly how the journaling functionality will
> integrate into the VM before we can make it part of the official
> mainstream kernel.

I guess the ext3 and RieserFS journalling are coded radically differently,
then? Have you looked much at the RFS journalling code, enough for a
_real_ 'quick & dirty' comparison? Just curious...

cheers,
David

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David L. Parsley
Network Specialist
City of Salem Schools


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