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From: "Rafał Miłecki" <zajec5@gmail.com>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Konstantin Komarov <almaz.alexandrovich@paragon-software.com>
Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] vboxsf fixes for 5.14-1
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 12:50:08 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <bea2bcf2-02f6-f247-9e06-7b9ec154377a@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YO30DKw5FKLz4QuF@zeniv-ca.linux.org.uk>

Hi Alexander,

On 13.07.2021 22:14, Al Viro wrote:
> To elaborate a bit - there's one case when I want it to go through
> vfs.git, and that's when there's an interference between something
> going on in vfs.git and the work done in filesystem.  Other than
> that, I'm perfectly fine with maintainer sending pull request directly
> to Linus (provided that I hadn't spotted something obviously wrong
> in the series, of course, but that's not "I want it to go through
> vfs.git" - that's "I don't want it in mainline until such and such
> bug is resolved").

let me take this opportunity to ask about another filesystem.

Would you advise to send pull req for the fs/ntfs3 directly to Linus?

That is a pending filesystem that happens to be highly expected by many
Linux focused communities.


Paragon Software GmbH proved it's commitment by sending as many as 26
versions on it's patchset. The last set was send early April:

[PATCH v26 00/10] NTFS read-write driver GPL implementation by Paragon Software
https://marc.info/?l=linux-fsdevel&m=161738417018673&q=mbox
https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-fsdevel/list/?series=460291


I'd say there weren't any serious issues raised since then.

One Tested-by, one maintenance question, one remainder, one clang-12
issue [0] [1].

It seems this filesystem only needs:
1. [Requirement] Adjusting to the meanwhile changed iov API [2]
2. [Clean up] Using fs/iomap/ helpers [3]


[0] https://marc.info/?t=161738428400012&r=1&w=2
[1] https://marc.info/?t=162143182800001&r=1&w=2
[2] https://marc.info/?l=linux-fsdevel&m=162607857810008&w=2
[3] https://marc.info/?l=linux-fsdevel&m=162152950315047&w=2

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-14 10:50 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 [this message]
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
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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