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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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