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From: "Leonidas P. Papadakos" <papadakospan@gmail.com>
To: zajec5@gmail.com
Cc: almaz.alexandrovich@paragon-software.com, djwong@kernel.org,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, hdegoede@redhat.com,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org, viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk,
	willy@infradead.org
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] vboxsf fixes for 5.14-1
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:46:35 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210716114635.14797-1-papadakospan@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4e8c0640-d781-877c-e6c5-ed5cc09443f6@gmail.com>

On the subject of this merge, I have to stress that this ntfs driver (fs/ntfs3, which would probably replace fs/ntfs, right?) is an important feature, from a user perspective. It would mean having good support for a cross-platform filesystem suitable for hard drives. exFAT is welcome, but it's a simple filesystem for flash storage.

Relevant xkcd: https://xkcd.com/619/

I think Paragon has been very good about supporting this driver with 26 patchsets and in my mind it would be suitable for staging. I've seen the discussion slow down since May, and I've been excited to see this merged. This driver is already in a much better feature state than the old ntfs driver from 2001.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-16 11:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-13 10:45 Hans de Goede
2021-07-13 19:15 ` Linus Torvalds
2021-07-13 20:14   ` Al Viro
2021-07-13 20:18     ` Al Viro
2021-07-13 20:24       ` Randy Dunlap
2021-07-13 20:32         ` Al Viro
2021-07-13 21:43           ` Randy Dunlap
2021-07-14 10:50     ` Rafał Miłecki
2021-07-14 14:13       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-07-14 14:51       ` Greg KH
2021-07-14 15:59         ` Rafał Miłecki
2021-07-14 16:05           ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-07-14 16:18             ` Rafał Miłecki
2021-07-15 21:50               ` Neal Gompa
2021-07-16 11:46               ` Leonidas P. Papadakos [this message]
2021-07-16 18:07                 ` Linus Torvalds
2021-07-30 15:55                   ` Konstantin Komarov
2021-07-30 17:23                     ` Paragon NTFSv3 (was Re: [GIT PULL] vboxsf fixes for 5.14-1) Linus Torvalds
2021-08-13 16:11                       ` Konstantin Komarov
2021-08-15 20:32                         ` Stephen Rothwell
2021-08-16  3:00                         ` Kari Argillander
2021-09-02 21:55                       ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-03 22:48                   ` [GIT PULL] vboxsf fixes for 5.14-1 Theodore Ts'o
2021-08-03 23:44                     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-04  0:04                       ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-08-04  0:10                         ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-04  0:49                           ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-08-04  1:03                             ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-08-04  6:38                               ` Kari Argillander
2021-08-04 16:30                                 ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-08-05 15:48                               ` Konstantin Komarov
2021-08-10  7:02                                 ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-09-02 22:09                           ` NTFS testing (was: " Szabolcs Szakacsits
2021-09-03 17:48                             ` Eric Biggers
2021-09-03 21:17                               ` Szabolcs Szakacsits
2021-07-17 16:47                 ` Pali Rohár
2021-07-14 16:13           ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-07-14 16:18             ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-07-14 16:38               ` Gao Xiang
2021-07-14 20:03               ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-07-15 22:14               ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-07-13 19:17 ` pr-tracker-bot

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