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Date:	Thu, 12 Apr 2012 17:25:34 -0400
From:	"J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@...ldses.org>
To:	Bernd Schubert <bernd.schubert@...tmail.fm>
Cc:	Bernd Schubert <bernd.schubert@...m.fraunhofer.de>,
	"J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@...hat.com>, Ted Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
	Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>, linux-nfs@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
	yong.fan@...mcloud.com, sandeen@...hat.com, adilger@...mcloud.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5 3/4] nfsd_open(): rename 'int access' to 'int
 may_flags' in nfsd_open()

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 11:22:41PM +0200, Bernd Schubert wrote:
> On 04/12/2012 10:49 PM, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> > Stupid question: is there any fundamental feature of ext4 this depends
> > on, or would this fix work equally well for fs/ext3?
> 
> First of all, Bruce and Ted, thanks a lot for your patience with those
> patches!
> 
> I have not looked into it in detail yet, but it should be possible to
> back port it to ext3. I don't think there is anything that would depend
> on ext4. I also have ext3 on my todo list, but I first wanted to have it
> in ext4 (in the sense of stability of ext3, if there still should be a
> bug...) and I think for 3.4 it is too late now anyways. So unless there
> are objections, lets target the back port to ext3 for 3.5?

That sounds sensible, thanks!

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