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SubjectRe: [patch 0/6][RFC] Cleanup FIBMAP
On Oct 29, 2007  12:16 -0700, Mike Waychison wrote:
> Chris Mason wrote:
>> Reiserfs and Btrfs also use 0 to mean packed. It would be nice if there
>> was a way to indicate your-data-is-here-but-isn't-alone. But that's
>> more of a feature for the FIEMAP stuff.
>
> I hadn't heard of FIEMAP, so I went back and read the thread from
> April/May. It seems that this is a much better approach than introducing a
> FIBMAP64.
>
> What ever happened with this proposal?

We made a patch for ext4 that we need to update and push upstream. I've
just resent the spec we used in a separate email (attached to old thread)
for reference.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Software Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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