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Date:   Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:43:17 -0400
From:   Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <>
        Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <>
Subject: [PATCH e2fsprogs 10/10] Document design changes on the casefold attribute

Document the fact that the encoding support is only used by directories
with the +F attribute.

Signed-off-by: Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <>
 misc/ | 10 ++++------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/misc/ b/misc/
index ee5e170979a1..2a8ce1e2f8e8 100644
--- a/misc/
+++ b/misc/
@@ -154,12 +154,10 @@ option.
 .B fname_encoding
 This ext4 feature provides file system level character encoding support
-for files and directories name.  This feature is name-preserving on the
-disk, but it allows applications to lookup for a file in the file system
-using any encoding equivalent version of the file name.
-This feature is required to perform in-kernel case-insensitive file
-name lookups.
+for directories with the casefold (+F) flag enabled.  This feature is
+name-preserving on the disk, but it allows applications to lookup for a
+file in the file system using an encoding equivalent version of the file
 .B has_journal

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