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SubjectRe: [Announce] BKL shifting into drivers and filesystems - beware
On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > I hope you understand why I think that adding reiserfs is a small disturbance
> > compared to continuing revisions of VFS.
>
> The reiserfs concerns I have are more about doing it the right
> way for all fs's. Linus call anyway.

I think it should be possible to integrate reiserfs once the
new VM code is ready. The VM plans we have for 2.4 are all in
the "obviously right" category and will be more a code and
mechanism cleanup than new mechanisms, with the exception of
the page->mapping->flush(page) callback which is needed for
journaling filesystems.

> "I sense a disturbance in the source"

Nothing a few jedi can't solve...

(is there a jedi in the room? anyone?)

regards,

Rik
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"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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