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    SubjectRe: [reiserfs-dev] [PATCH] UUID & volume labels support for reiserfs

    On Wednesday, January 09, 2002 07:25:26 PM +0300 Oleg Drokin
    <> wrote:

    > Hello!
    > On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 11:07:29AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote:
    >> >> This should not be applied until an updated (non beta) reiserfsprogs
    >> >> package that supports these features has been released.
    >> > Hey, reserving some space in superblock won't hurt.
    >> Reserving it is fine ;-) Using it isn't a good idea until the progs
    > So we did it (reserved) ;)
    > We do not use it. (generating of UUID does not count)

    Yes, generating a uuid and storing in the super block counts as using the
    field ;-)

    >> understand it. Our policy should be to never require a progs update in a
    >> stable kernel series (just like most stable parts of the kernel).
    > We do not require progs upadte. But if someone will update their progs
    > voluntarily, we cannot forbit them to! ;))

    The point is that we should never add something to the kernel until our
    utils package understands it. Yes, this is a simple case, but if we want
    to call reiserfs stable, there are some basic rules we need to start


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