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SubjectRe: linux-next: manual merge of the vfs tree with the erofs tree
On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 03:36:13PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 11:40:07AM +0800, Gao Xiang wrote:
> > I'm fine with that, although I think it's mainly with vfs changes
> > so could be better though with vfs tree. I will add this patch
> > tomorrow anyway... Thanks for reminder!
> FWIW, my reasoning here is
> * erofs tree exists and
> * the patch is erofs-specific, affects nothing outside and
> has no dependencies with anything currently done in VFS or in other
> filesystems and
> * it does have (trivial) conflicts with the stuff in
> erofs tree
> So putting it into erofs tree would seem to be an obvious approach -
> minimizes the amount of cross-tree dependencies and headache for
> everyone involved...

That is reasonable. btw, our initial thought was that relates to new
mount apis and we weren't very confident if it really went the
filesystem itself...

> I'm dropping it from #work.misc and #for-next now.

I will push out for next cycle. Thanks for detailed explanation.

Gao Xiang


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