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Date:	Mon, 03 Sep 2012 13:37:48 +0800
From:	Tao Ma <>
To:	Theodore Ts'o <>
CC:, "Darrick J. Wong" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: Use s_csum_seed instead of i_csum_seed for xattr
 block csum.

On 09/03/2012 11:39 AM, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2012 at 11:14:19AM +0800, Tao Ma wrote:
>> Hi Ted,
>> 	As the corresponding kernel change has been merged, can this patch be
>> merged to the e2fsporgs also?
> Hi Tao,
> I folded your change into the metadata checksum patches before I
> applied them to the next branch (and which is now included in the
> master branch).  So if you use the master/next branch, it should be
> fully in sync with the kernel implementation of metadata checksum.
> This was along with a number of other cleanups that I did to collapse
> related patches before they got fully applied into e2fsprogs.
oh, yeah, I found it after I sent this e-mail.
> I have run xfstests with metadata checksum enabled in the kernel with
> the development branch of e2fsprogs, and it passes, so I'm fairly
> confident they are in sync.
cool. I will use it+inline_data to test the new inline data kernel.
> One of the questions that we should consider in the near future is
> when to cut a e2fsprogs 1.43 release.  Things which we might want to
> consider adding before we cut 1.43 include the changes to fully
> support online resize for 64-bit file systems, and possibly the inline
> data patches, if we are confident in the e2fsprogs changes and that
> the format of inline data is ready to be cast into concrete.
Sure, I have finished the new inline data patches(your suggestion of the
new "..") and run the xfstests on it. Hope the patch set can be sent
this week.

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