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Date:   Fri, 29 May 2020 10:39:39 +0200
From:   Jan Nieuwenhuizen <>
To:     "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
        Andreas Dilger <>,
        Danny Milosavljevic <>,
        Samuel Thibault <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] ext4: support xattr gnu.* namespace for the Hurd

Theodore Y. Ts'o writes:


> 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

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

Ah, that makes sense.  Sorry for omitting that/being not clear on it.

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

Yes, that's OK, please do!  I am the original author of this patch.


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