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SubjectRe: metadata plugins (was Re: the " 'official' point of view" expressed by regarding reiser4 inclusion)
Horst H. von Brand wrote:
> Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
> [...]
>> It is then simple to follow that train of logic: why not make it easy
>> to replace the directory algorithm [and associated metadata]? or the
>> file data space management algorithms? or even the inode handling?
>> why not allow customers to replace a stock algorithm with an exotic,
>> site-specific one?
> IMVHO, such experiments should/must be done in userspace. And AFAICS, they
> can today.

inode handling? Really?

But what's wrong with people doing such experiments outside the kernel?
AFAICS, "exotic, site-specific one" is not something that would be
considered for inclusion.
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