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Date:	Sun, 27 Jan 2008 00:25:35 -0500
From:	Theodore Tso <>
To:	Eric Sandeen <>
Cc:	ext4 development <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH e2fsprogs] UPDATED: ignore "safe" flag differences when
	fsck compares superblocks

On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 10:51:10PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Theodore Tso wrote:
> > This is what I've checked in.  See the comment about why we can't
> > ignore a difference for the extended attribute feature.
> Ok.  Unfortunately, that one really hurts on fedora, or any distro which
> writes xattrs during install.

The right fix is to simply force the extended attribute features on in
mke2fs.  We can do this in mke2fs.conf.  I plan to change it so that
by default it's enabled for ext3 filesystems.

						- Ted
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