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    SubjectRe: XFS and Alan kernel tree
    On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 09:03:16AM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
    > On Wed, 13 Jun 2001 08:25:52 +1000,
    > Daniel Stone <> wrote:
    > >On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 11:08:16PM +0200, Daniel Podlejski wrote:
    > >> I merge XFS witch Alan tree (2.4.4-ac5). It's seems to be stable.
    > >> Patch against Alan tree is avaliable at:
    > >
    > >Hi Daniel,
    > >I've got a KDB patch against a relatively recent 2.4.5-ac6, but are you
    > >still continuing your porting effort to the -ac series?
    > kdb v1.8-2.4.5-ac6 works for -ac6 through -ac13. None of the changes
    > in that series affect kdb.
    > There have been some significant changes to page I/O handling in
    > 2.4.6-pre[12] which are reflected in the XFS CVS tree. -ac13 is still
    > using the old page_launder() code which is not as clean. In addition
    > kdb for Linus's and AC's trees has diverged quite a bit because of the
    > console and NMI cleanup in -ac. Fitting XFS from CVS into -ac13 will
    > be very nasty, you might want to wait until AC syncs to Linus's kernel
    > or Linus takes some of the -ac changes.

    Hmm, I've got Rik's page_launder patch which was posted to lkml a couple of
    days ago, and hand-hacked that into ac. I got the CVS tree and manually
    hacked out 2.4.6-pre2, but with 22 different files with rejects when I tried
    to put -ac in, I just gave up.


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