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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Added CONFIG_VFAT_FS_DUALNAMES option
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tridge@samba.org writes:

> > I have no objection to take this patch for the -stable releases when it
> > goes into Linus's tree. Just forward the git commit ids to
> > stable@kernel.org and I can take care of it.
>
> ok, thanks Greg.
>
> Hirofumi-san tells me we've missed the merge window for 2.6.31, so it
> seems that this will go first into the fatfs tree, then go into
> Linus's tree via -next for 2.6.32. So hopefully the patch will get
> some more testing (perhaps in -mm?) before it needs to be considered
> for -stable.

Yes. And I will not drop this patch even if it's not perfect on test. I
can understand it would not be the option for some users. The default
may be arguable though, like I said at first.

My choice is to provide the option of those to users.

> Meanwhile some of the distros and other vendors might decide to apply
> it sooner depending on their level of legal concern.

Yes, it's good.

Thanks.
--
OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@mail.parknet.co.jp>


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