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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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