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    SubjectRe: File System conversion -- ideas
    Hi!

    > > >Uh-huh. You want to get in-kernel conversion between ext* and reiserfs?
    > > >With recoverable state if aborted? Get real.
    > >
    > > no, in-kernel conversion between everything. You don't think it can be done?
    > > It's not that difficult a problem to manage data like that :D
    >
    > I think that I will believe it when I see the patchset implementing it.
    > Provided that it will be convincing enough. Other than that... Not
    > really. You will need code for each pair of filesystems, since
    > convertor will need to know *both* layouts. No amount of handwaving
    > is likely to work around that. And we have what, something between
    > 10 and 20 local filesystems? Have fun...
    >
    > If you want your idea to be considered seriously - take reiserfs code,
    > take ext3 code, copy both to userland and put together a conversion
    > between them. Both ways. That, by definition, is easier than doing

    Actually partition surprise should be able
    to do ext2<=>reiser. It does not have journal, IIRC :-(.
    Pavel
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