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Date:	Tue, 1 Sep 2015 15:39:45 -0400
From:	Austin S Hemmelgarn <ahferroin7@...il.com>
To:	Albino B Neto <bino@...eup.net>,
	Raymond Jennings <shentino@...il.com>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org" <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] Ext3 removal, quota & udf fixes

On 2015-09-01 06:29, Albino B Neto wrote:
> 2015-08-31 19:31 GMT-03:00 Raymond Jennings <shentino@...il.com>:
>> I think also that we should remove the ext2 driver before we remove the ext3
>> driver.
>
> Yes. It is logical to remove the old ext2 drive, because there are
> more computers with ext3 that ext2. Ext2 is obsolete by existing
> technologies.
>
NO, it is not logical.  A vast majority of Android smartphones in the 
wild use ext2, as do a very significant portion of embedded systems that 
don't have room for the few hundred kilobytes of extra code that the 
ext4 driver has in comparison to ext2.


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