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    SubjectRe: What's in ocfs2.git
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    Hi,

    On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 12:31 -0800, Mark Fasheh wrote:
    > This e-mail describes the OCFS2 patches which I intend to push
    > upstream to Linus for 2.6.20.
    >
    > * Atime updates - thanks to Tiger Yang <tiger.yang@oracle.com>, ocfs2 now
    > writes to the inode atime field. This doesn't require any disk changes,
    > and is completely backwards compatible with older ocfs2 versions. An
    > inodes Atime is only updated if it hasn't changed within a certain
    > quantum. The user can define their own value at mount time, with 0
    > indicating that atime should always be updated. This is very similar to
    > the scheme implemented by gfs2. In the future, I'd like to see a "relative
    > atime" mode, which functions in the manner described by Valerie Henson at:
    >
    > http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/8/25/380
    >
    I'd like to second that. [adding Val Henson to the "to"] What (if
    anything) remains to be done before the relative atime patch is ready to
    go upstream? I'm happy to help out here if required,

    Steve.


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