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Date:	Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:49:24 -0700
From:	"Darrick J. Wong" <>
To:	Albino B Neto <>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Mel Gorman <>,
	Jan Kara <>, LKML <>,
	"" <>,
	linux-fsdevel <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] Ext3 removal, quota & udf fixes

On Thu, Sep 03, 2015 at 08:28:38AM -0300, Albino B Neto wrote:
> 2015-09-02 20:47 GMT-03:00 Linus Torvalds <>:
> > On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 11:45 AM, Darrick J. Wong
> > <> wrote:
> >> Yes, that would be a bug.
> >
> > So the thing I'm happy to see is that the ext4 developers seem to
> > unanimously agree that maintaining ext3 compatibility is part of their
> > job, and nobody seems to be arguing for keeping ext3 around. As long
> > as any possible regressions from ext3 removal have a clear "yup, it's
> > on us" from the ext4 people,  I don't mind removing it. I was
> > expecting ext4 people to not be thrilled about supporting possible
> > legacy cases.
> Good.
> The future of ext4 ? Are you (developers) write other file system ?

Well I was working on a new one called EXT3000 with all new servos, but then I
had to reuse the start and stop controls for something else and now the whole
thing is SOL.  I guess I'll go watch a movie instead.



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