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Re: EXT3 Worries



Hi,

On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 01:31:24AM -0300, Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:

> > That's up to Linus, but I'll be pushing for it in 2.5.  
> 
> 2.5 ? Then various distributions won't include it before 2.6
> ! Mainly because they don't patch the Kernel like Red Hat and
> others.

Umm, there's plenty of precedent.  Rieserfs was an option on SuSE way
before it was added to the main kernel.  Raw IO was built into most
distributions on 2.2 way before it was released officially with 2.4.

> I'm just curious if patches for all 2.4 releases will be made
> once Linus adds it in 2.5. Like many others, I'd really like
> to see it in future 2.4 releases, not only in the unstable
> Kernel, but it's up to you and Linus.

Absolutely, I intend to keep it completely uptodate for 2.4 users.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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