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Date:	Wed, 13 Dec 2006 17:08:34 -0700
From:	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...sterfs.com>
To:	"AVANTIKA R. MATHUR" <mathur@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Ext4 devel interlock meeting minutes (Dec. 13 2006)

On Dec 13, 2006  15:42 -0800, AVANTIKA R. MATHUR wrote:
> - Change Attribute:   
>  -- Andreas asked the bull team why a new field in the inode is 
> necessary rather than using the i_version field, and also mentioned that 
> all code changes can be in mark_inode_dirty.   
>  -- The ctime cannot be used for the change attribute because if the 
> server clock is incorrect, the ctime can go backwards in time.
>  -- semantics needed: nfsv4 and bull team require 32 bits, clusterfs 
> needs 64 bits.

Minor clarification.  Bull patch for NFSv4 only uses 32 bits, but apparently
the NFSv4 spec calls for 64 bits.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
Principal Software Engineer
Cluster File Systems, Inc.

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