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    SubjectRe: [CFT] Unbork fs.h + per-fs supers
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    On January 5, 2002 10:54 am, Alexander Viro wrote:
    > On Sat, 5 Jan 2002, Daniel Phillips wrote:
    >
    > > Adding VFS support for per-fs superblock size was dead simple compared to
    > > doing the inodes because superblocks are few enough that no slab cache is
    > > needed, and also because of cleanup Al had already done.
    >
    > *Stop*.
    >
    > First of all, exporting size of superblock is wrong, since the entire
    > ->read_super() mechanism is going to be replaced with ->get_super(type, ...)
    > (get_sb_...() becoming commonly used instances of the method). Moreover,
    > freeing superblock is very likely to become a method (for quite a few
    > reasons).
    >
    > Please, don't turn fs type into a bloody mess. It's bad enough as it
    > is; at least don't add the stuff that will go away anyway.

    How would you suggest it be done?

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    Daniel
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