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Date:	Tue, 5 May 2015 10:52:41 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <>
To:	"Darrick J. Wong" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 27/35] contrib: script to create minified ext4 image from
 a directory

On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 07:37:00PM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> The dir2fs script converts a directory into a minimized ext4 filesystem.
> FS creation parameters are tweaked to reduce as much FS overhead as
> possible, and to leave as few unused blocks and inodes as possible.
> Given that mke2fs -d lays out files linearly from the beginning of the
> FS, using resize2fs -M is not as horrible as it usually is.
> Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <>

Thanks, applied.

					- Ted
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