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Re: [PATCH] Refuse to install on XFS destroying its superblock

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Refuse to install on XFS destroying its superblock
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 17:46:08 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 02:09:31PM +0200, Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:
> >> The danger is that fs_probe may reject filesystem as valid just because
> >> it's newer than expected.
> >>     
> >
> > What do you mean with "reject filesystem as valid"?
> >
> >   
> Sorry for being unclear. I just meant that if some XFS structures are
> updated then our xfs driver won't recognise it as xfs

What do you mean with "updated"?  You mean a new implementation of XFS?  Or
the same instance of XFS that has been modified after use?

Robert Millan

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