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SubjectRe: _My_ turn for a 2.1 wishlist
On Tue, 16 Jul 1996, Michael Elizabeth Chastain wrote:

> > * Incorporate file-level compression into ext2fs. This is one feature
> > I'd love to see in Linux 2.1.x.
> >
> > * Perhaps, incorporate ext2fs encryption and/or file undeletion.
>
> Please don't touch ext2fs. Make a new all-singing all-dancing ext3fs if
> you want. I like my stable ext2fs file system.
>
> I did a word count on the fs/ext2 directory and it's only 5142 lines.
> Copy that into fs/ext3 and have at it.
>

Ext2fs already supports per file compression, and undeletion, it's just
that the kernel code doesn't honour the filesystem's flags.
Bryn
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