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Date:   Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:46:31 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     "Darrick J. Wong" <>
Cc:     Eryu Guan <>,
        Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <>,,,
        "Lakshmipathi.G" <>
Subject: Re: Removing the shared class of tests

On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 10:50:35AM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> > The shared/006 test needs some way of descriminating which inodes have
> > a fixed number of inodes, since it fills a small file system until it
> > runs out of space and then runs fsck on it.  Actually, if we make the
> > test file system smaller, so it runs in finite time, we could probably
> > just run it on all file systems, since checking to see what file
> > systems which don't have a fixed inode table (e.g., btrfs) do under
> > ENOSPC when creating tons of inodes probably makes sense there for
> > those file systems as well.
> xfs doesn't have a fixed inode table either, so ... that sounds like a
> good idea.

Which is amusing, given that shared/006 declares that it is supported
for xfs.  So it might just work on btrfs w/o any changes; although
maybe it just takes too long to run.  :-)

	      	      	    	- Ted

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