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SubjectRe: XFS?
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On Wed, 2002-09-11 at 11:03, Alan Cox wrote:
> Thats never been the big concern. The problem has always been that XFS
> was very invasive code so it might break stuff for people who dont
> choose to use experimental xfs stuff. Thats slowly improving

Alan -

The last patch Christoph posted against 2.5 is not the least bit
invasive. Excluding documentation and configuration files, these are
the changes:

o 1 new process flag: +#define PF_FSTRANS 0x00100000
o 1 new CTL_VM name: + VM_PAGEBUF=18
o 1 new CTL_FS name: + FS_XFS=17
o 1 exported symbol: +EXPORT_SYMBOL(mark_page_accessed);

and of course an addition to fs/Makefile:
+obj-$(CONFIG_XFS_FS) += xfs/

That's it. The rest is under fs/xfs.

(2.4 is more invasive, but this thread started out talking about XFS in
2.5).

-Eric
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Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@sgi.com SGI, Inc. 651-683-3102

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