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Date:	Fri, 23 Mar 2012 09:13:31 -0400
From:	Ted Ts'o <>
To:	Thierry Reding <>
Cc:, Al Viro <>,
	Jan Kara <>,
	Artem Bityutskiy <>,
	Andreas Dilger <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext2: No longer export ext2_fs.h to user space

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 10:27:36AM +0100, Thierry Reding wrote:
> Since the on-disk format has been stable for quite some time, users
> should either use the headers provided by libext2fs or keep a private
> copy of this header. For the full discussion, see this thread:
> While at it, this commit removes all __KERNEL__ guards, which are now
> unnecessary.
> Signed-off-by: Thierry Reding <>
> Cc: Al Viro <>
> Cc: Jan Kara <>
> Cc: Ted Ts'o <>
> Cc: Artem Bityutskiy <>
> Cc: Andreas Dilger <>
> Cc:

Acked-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <>


Al, do you want to take this in the VFS tree, or do you want me to
carry this in the ext4 tree?  Or Jan could carry it in the ext2 tree.
I don't really have strong feelings about who picks it up.  I will if
no one else wants to...

					- Ted
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