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    SubjectRe: [Patch 2/6]: ext3 reservations: Renumber the ext3 reservations ioctls
    On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 10:41:38AM +0100, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 23:53, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    >
    > > Maybe you could reuse the XFS reservation ioctls instead of adding
    > > another set? Having incompatible APIs for the same thing on different
    > > filesystems sounds like the wrong way to go.
    >
    > I don't mind either way. But I just looked, and I think they are doing
    > different things. If I'm reading the XFS bits right, the XFS ioctls
    > actively reserve/free disk space; but the ext3 ones do nothing except
    > set/query the size of the per-inode sliding reservation window.
    >
    > So sounds like they are best kept separate for now.

    makes sense.

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