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Re: [dm-devel] dm-cache questions



On Fri, Dec 13 2013 at  2:44pm -0500,
Paul B. Henson <henson acm org> wrote:

> > From: Mike Snitzer
> > Sent: Friday, December 13, 2013 6:20 AM
> > 
> > But in general it is the task of other distro vendors to backport stable
> > fixes to their products.
> 
> Got it, thanks. I see the recent beta announcement officially confirmed that
> RHEL 7 will be based on 3.10, so I'm guessing somebody in your organization
> is going to be back porting to that stable release at least :). Although I
> suppose that could be in your internal wad-o-patches rather than official
> upstream commits.

All the latest dm-cache changes will be included in RHEL7.  I'm the
lucky guy who brings these changes back.

FYI, the most recent dm-cache fixes should hopefully be available in
linus's tree shortly.  Joe fixed the dm cache metadata leak that he
advised you to wait for before using dm-cache in a more serious way.

See:
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/device-mapper/linux-dm.git/log/?h=for-linus


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