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    SubjectRe: [RFC 0/13] extents and 48bit ext3
    Ar Iau, 2006-06-08 am 22:49 -0400, ysgrifennodd Jeff Garzik:
    > People (including me) still switch back and forth between ext2 and ext3
    > mounts of the same filesystem on occasion. I think creating an "ext4"
    > would allow for greater developer flexibility in implementing new
    > features and ditching old ones -- while also emphasizing to the user
    > that switching back and forth between ext4 and ext[23] is a bad idea.

    I would agree with this, particularly as ext3 and ext4 are quite small
    in the kernel side of things and people needing 48bit extents are
    probably not trying to run on 8MB of flash.


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