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Re: Integration of XFS into Linux source/major dists?

To: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Integration of XFS into Linux source/major dists?
From: Toralf Lund <toralf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 12:50:22 +0200
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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> At 10:32 26-6-2001 +0200, Toralf Lund wrote:
> >What exactly is your plans on integration of XFS with the official kernel
> >sources
> >and/or the major Linux dists? I'm a bit concerned about the following:
> The FAQ explains that.


> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=45497

[ ... ]

> >
> RedHat deserves the right to withhold from merging in a relatively
> intrusive patch. You don't just add complicated filesystems every day.

Fair enough.

> >We're currently using XFS on a 180Gb RAID volume, by the way, and
> >everything looks
> >good so far.
> It does work, and extremely well in my own case. But that does not mean it
> will automatically get inserted in the mainstream kernel.
> We are working on it, but it will take some time to resolve all the items
> that linus asks for in a patch.

Will you there be a new release any time soon? I'm currently using a patched
version due to certain NFS client issues. Also, would it be possible to make it
work properly along with devfs from Red Hat?

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