Looking at reiser4
Posted Aug 26, 2004 3:52 UTC (Thu) by StevenCole
Parent article: Looking at reiser4
In the lkml thread "silent semantic changes with reiser4",
Linus Torvalds wrote:
So look at what Andrew said, again: his top choice would be (b). Let's see
what that was again, shall we?
> b) accept the reiser4-only extensions with a view to turning them into
> kernel-wide extensions at some time in the future, so all filesystems
> will offer the extensions (as much as poss) or
In other words, if reiserfs does something special, we should make
standard interfaces for doing that special thing, so that everybody can
do it without stepping on other peoples toes.
Andrew Morton's other options were
a) accept as-is,
and c) reject.
It looks good for reiser4 that Andrew and Linus seem to be favoring
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