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Re: update to ext3



"Stephen C. Tweedie" wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 12:42:03PM +0300, Ihar Filipau wrote:
> 
> >       Would ext3fs be backported on 2.2?
> >       Any intentions to?
> 
> Hmm?  Ext3 was first written for 2.2, and then ported to 2.4.  A lot
> of the more advanced code (performance improvements, etc) is only in
> 2.4, but the 2.2 ext3 is still available.
> 
> I will probably not be back-porting any of the 2.4 improvements other
> than pure bug-fixes, because the 2.4 code has changed sufficiently
> from 2.2 to make that a nightmare I don't really have the time for.
> 

	that's fine.
	thanks for reply.

P. S. conclusion: journaling FSs belongs to 2.4 kernels and above (adoption of
ext3fs, stable ReiserFS, release of XFS and JFS). that's quite reasonable for
me - enough to argue upgrade to bosses. thanks for your attention.
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