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Date:   Thu, 28 May 2020 23:25:05 -0400
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     "Jan (janneke) Nieuwenhuizen" <>
        Andreas Dilger <>,
        Danny Milosavljevic <>,
        Samuel Thibault <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] ext4: support xattr gnu.* namespace for the Hurd

On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 09:39:40PM +0200, Jan (janneke) Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> The Hurd gained[0] support for moving the translator and author
> fields out of the inode and into the "gnu.*" xattr namespace.
> In anticipation of that, an xattr INDEX was reserved[1].  The Hurd has
> now been brought into compliance[2] with that.
> This patch adds support for reading and writing such attributes from
> Linux; you can now do something like
>     mkdir -p hurd-root/servers/socket
>     touch hurd-root/servers/socket/1
>     setfattr --name=gnu.translator --value='"/hurd/pflocal\0"' \
>         hurd-root/servers/socket/1
>     getfattr --name=gnu.translator hurd-root/servers/socket/1
>     # file: 1
>     gnu.translator="/hurd/pflocal"
> to setup a pipe translator, which is being used to create[3] a
> vm-image for the Hurd from GNU Guix.
> [0]
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

This patch is missing a Signed-off-by.  If you don't understand why
this is really important, please read:

Can you resubmit with the DCO or confirm that it's OK for me to add your Signed-off-by?

    		      	      	 	      - Ted

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