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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/6] writeback fixes and trace events
On Wed 04-05-11 09:12:54, Ted Tso wrote:
> On May 4, 2011, at 6:06 AM, Dave Chinner wrote:
>
> > Does anyone actaully testing filesystems use the -mm tree? I'm
> > pretty sure that no-one in the XFS world does, and I don't think
> > that any ext4 or btrfs folk do, either....
>
> I don't. I agree that it really would be great if there was a separate
> git tree for the writeback changes, since that way it becomes possible to
> test just the writeback changes, and not worry about other potential
> stability problems introduced by changes in the -mm tree....
OK. We'd still push changes to Linus via Andrew but have them also
accumulated in that tree for testing. So we'd have a branch with changes
sitting in -mm (likely to go to Linus in near future) and then possibly
other branches with things brewing for people to try out. Does that make
sense? I can setup that tree and maintain it. Or Fengguang, do you want
to do it?

Honza

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Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
SUSE Labs, CR


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