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Date:   Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:14:07 +0200
From:   Jesse Grodman <>
To:     "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
Subject: Re: Suggested change for superblock journal hint

Sorry, and got it. I asked my employer but it can take a while to get
a response, so feel free to make the change yourself if you'd like.
I'd be curious if you think it is a good change.


On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 7:27 PM Theodore Y. Ts'o <> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 05:05:06PM +0200, Jesse Grodman wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I encountered the scenario that a full fsck check was being run
> > unnecessarily when the major / minor number of my external journal was
> > being fixed by fsck. This PR changes that so that this change does
> > trigger the full fsck run:
> Hi Jessie,
> It's preferable that patches e2fsprogs be sent to the linux-ext4 list,
> so they can get reviewed by the full ext4 community.  That being said,
> I will accept minor patches sent via a pull request if they full meet
> the requirements for kernel patches:
> Note in particular the requirements for the Developer's Certification
> of Origin (aka the Signed-off-by tag).  That has specific legal
> meanings (for example, you are certifying that your employer allows
> you to contribute to open source projects, or at least, *this* open
> source project), so please take a close look at that.
> Cheers,
>                                         - Ted

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