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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/3] fs: ubifs: set s_uuid in super block
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On 05/02/2017 09:37 AM, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Amir,
>
> Am 02.05.2017 um 09:19 schrieb Amir Goldstein:
>> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 1:03 AM, Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at> wrote:
>>> Am 24.04.2017 um 17:47 schrieb Richard Weinberger:
>>>>> So, if some flag should be implemented, who should do it? :)
>>>>
>>>> I'll not do it for you. ;)
>>>
>>> Please also see http://marc.info/?l=linux-fsdevel&m=149327990608749&w=2
>>>
>>
>> Richard,
>>
>> Considering the facts that:
>> 1. I proposed the said flag and Al didn't think it was needed [1]
>> 2. ext4 already sets s_uuid without any flag for a long time now
>> 3. A similar patch was queued for v4.12 to set s_uuid for xfs without any flag
>>
>> I think it would be right to take Oleksij's patch as is.
>>
>> FYI, my current work on 'constant inode numbers for overlayfs' requires that
>> underlying filesystem had set a non-zero s_uuid. Not sure if that matters for
>> ubifs+overlayfs users.
>
> If VFS maintainers are fine with that, I'll take it.
> From UBIFS' POV it does not matter much. :-)

Ping to VFS maintainers?

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