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SubjectRe: -mm merge plans for 2.6.23 -- sys_fallocate
On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 11:45:03AM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 02:22:13AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 11:07:37 +0200 Heiko Carstens <> wrote:
> > > We reserved a different syscall number than the one that is used right now
> > > in the patch. Please drop this patch... Martin or I will wire up the syscall
> > > as soon as the x86 variant is merged. Everything else just causes trouble and
> > > confusion.
> >
> > OK, I dropped all the fallocate patches.
> Andrew, I want to clarify who is going to push the fallocate patches.
> I can either push them to Linus as part of the ext4 patch set, or we
> can wait for you to push them. I thought since you had them in -mm
> and we were going to wait you to push them (and presume that this was
> going to happen soon).
> Alternatively I can push them directly to Linus along with other ext4
> patches. We can drop the s390 patch if Martin or Heiko wants to wire
> it up themselves.
> As far as I know there hasn't been any real contention on the actual
> syscall patches, other than the numbering issues, so it seems that
> pushing them to Linus sooner rather than later is the right thing to
> do.

Where is the latest and greatest version of those patches? Is it still the
patch set distributed in 2.6.22-rc6-mm1? I'd mostly like to see the final
set of flags we're planning on supporting. But yeah, I second the "sooner
rather than later" :)

Mark Fasheh
Senior Software Developer, Oracle
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