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SubjectRe: 2.2.14 ext3 + reiserfs incompatibility
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On Thu, 06 Jan 2000, Florian Weimer wrote:
> ma@dt.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de (Matthias Andree) writes:
>
> > this report is about reiserfs + ext3 incompatibility on 2.2.14 (was
> > already reported for 2.2.13).
>
> AFAIK, the incompatibilities can't be removed without unifying the
> journalling code, which will happen in 2.5. (BTW, XFS has to be
> considered, too, and whole thing doesn't seem to be trivial.)

The buffer.c code needs to be reinvented as well. It seems that each new
integrity-preserving filesystem is having to rewrite large parts of it; that
lead to the conclusion that some serious rethinking needs to be done.

--
Daniel

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