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Date:	Mon, 10 Nov 2008 20:31:36 +0100
From:	Jörn Engel <joern@...fs.org>
To:	Harvey Harrison <harvey.harrison@...il.com>
Cc:	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>,
	Peter Staubach <staubach@...hat.com>,
	Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>,
	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: ext4: fix big endian

On Mon, 10 November 2008 10:09:38 -0800, Harvey Harrison wrote:
> 
> I'd say that it's getting close to just being able to turn it on by
> default.  A lot of the really verbose offenders have been annotated
> now, drivers/ieee1394, drivers/scsi, drivers/message and some of the
> older areas of drivers/net will get noisy, I was going to send an RFC
> for 2.6.29 and continue to chip away at the output.

My argument for the define is that it doesn't hurt much if endian checks
are enabled globally, but helps a lot if they are not.  So until it is
clear that endian checks will be enabled, it may still be a good idea.

Jörn

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