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Date:	Sun, 21 Aug 2011 13:07:44 -0400
From:	Ted Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
To:	Yongqiang Yang <xiaoqiangnk@...il.com>
Cc:	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...06002191d9348c.cg.shawcable.net>,
	linux-ext4 List <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/13] ext4: add a function which extends a group
 without checking parameters

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 02:27:41PM +0800, Yongqiang Yang wrote:
> YES!  This needs some feedbacks, I thought the old resize interface
> will be removed after the new resize interface goes into upstream.  So
> I did not touch
> old interface.  If we will remain the old interface, I can make some
> patches which let old resize use common code instead.

Yes, the backwards compatibility requirements for the kernel means
that we have to keep the old ioctl's working for at least 2-3 years...

   	   	    			    - Ted

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