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Date:   Mon, 5 Feb 2018 14:29:46 -0800
From:   Tyson Nottingham <>
To:     "Darrick J. Wong" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: make huge file flag user visible.

On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 03:08:16PM -0800, Darrick J. Wong wrote:

> Ted hasn't replied in a couple of days, but I would surmise from digging
> in the ext4 code that we've never exposed the huge file flag to
> userspace, so it'd probably be better to withdraw the documentation/code
> of the 'h' option from the chattr manpage instead.  ext2/ext3 never had
> such a flag at all, so it's unlikely to break anything.

I agree. I'll update my existing patch that makes some updates to the chattr
man page.


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