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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10] AXFS: Advanced XIP filesystem
    On Thursday 21 August 2008, Nick Piggin wrote:
    > On Thursday 21 August 2008 20:25, Carsten Otte wrote:
    > > Jared Hulbert wrote:
    > > > I'd like to get a first round of review on my AXFS filesystem.
    > >
    > > I like the general approach of it. It's much more flexible than the
    > > ext2 extension I've done, and the possibility to select XIP vs.
    > > compression per page is really really neat. I can imagine that people
    > > will prefer this over the ext2 implementation on s390. It is unclear
    > > to me how the "secondary block device" thing is supposed to work.
    > > Could you elaborate a bit on that?
    > Agreed. I haven't had a good look through it yet, but at a glance it
    > looks pretty neat. The VM side of things looks pretty reasonable
    > (I fear XIP faulting might have another race or two, but that's a
    > core mm issue rather than filesystem specific).

    Yes, I also like the file system, I guess this is 2.6.28 material and
    you should have it added to linux-next when you have addressed the
    comments so far.

    One thing that would be really nice is if you could add fake-write
    support in the way that I proposed for cramfs a few months ago.
    This would make axfs much more interesting for another set of
    users, and keep cramfs a really simple example file system.

    Arnd <><

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