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Re[2]: ext3fs for 2.4.5



SCT> ext3 patch.  The current 2.4.7-ac* series has ext3 integrated, for
SCT> example.

Does  Alan  Cox keep ext3 seperatly in his tree or does that mean ext3
will be in the linus tree on the next big ac merge?

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original message:

SCT> Hi,

SCT> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 11:58:14AM +0530, Sridhar Chigurupati wrote:
>> 
>>     I have ext3 installed against the 2.2.19 kernel. I am able to make
>> the ext3 file system and mount it.
>> 
>>     I am not able to install the ext3fs for kernel-2.4.5 . I am unable
>> to add the ext3 patch to the kernel. In the directory
>> ~andrewm/linux/ext3/,
>> which is the patch for 2.4.5 kernel.

SCT> When we update ext3 patches, we typically don't bother creating
SCT> versions for every single old version of the kernel.  You might want a
SCT> 2.4.5 version, but somebody else might want it for 2.4.4, 2.4.2,
SCT> 2.4.3-ac14, 2.5.6-aa2 or whatever.  It's obviously futile to attempt
SCT> to support all those old versions!

SCT> You are much better off just getting a recent kernel with a supported
SCT> ext3 patch.  The current 2.4.7-ac* series has ext3 integrated, for
SCT> example.

SCT> Cheers,
SCT>  Stephen



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