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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/13: eCryptfs] eCryptfs Patch Set
    On 5/12/06, Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> wrote:
    > Phillip Hellewell wrote:
    > > This patch set constitutes the 0.1.7 release of the eCryptfs
    > > cryptographic filesystem:
    > >
    > > http://ecryptfs.sourceforge.net/
    > >
    > > It includes numerous updates based on comments on the 0.1.6 submission
    > > made on May 4th. The only functional change worth noting is the
    > > removal of the unnecessary second read in ecryptfs_get1page() and
    > > ecryptfs_do_readpage().
    > >
    > > This patch set was produced and tested against the 2.6.17-rc3-mm1
    > > release of the kernel.
    >
    > BTW. I'm not sure if linux-fsdevel has different conventions; however
    > usually you don't break up a patch according to files, but logical
    > components or transformations from one "sane" kernel tree to the next.
    > And that means things keep compiling and working.

    The files themselves are broken down into logical components, so the
    per-file patch approach seems reasonable to me.

    > Sometimes big patches are justified.

    This patch format (a whole repost) was requested.

    Thanks,
    Mike

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    Michael C. Thompson <mcthomps@us.ibm.com>
    Software-Engineer, IBM LTC Security
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