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Date:	Mon, 04 Dec 2006 10:54:53 +0000
From:	Steven Whitehouse <steve@...gwyn.com>
To:	Valerie Henson <val_henson@...ux.intel.com>,
	Mark Fasheh <mark.fasheh@...cle.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, ocfs2-devel@....oracle.com
Subject: Re: What's in ocfs2.git

Hi,

On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 12:31 -0800, Mark Fasheh wrote:
> This e-mail describes the OCFS2 patches which I intend to push
> upstream to Linus for 2.6.20.
> 
> * Atime updates - thanks to Tiger Yang <tiger.yang@...cle.com>, ocfs2 now
>   writes to the inode atime field. This doesn't require any disk changes,
>   and is completely backwards compatible with older ocfs2 versions. An
>   inodes Atime is only updated if it hasn't changed within a certain
>   quantum. The user can define their own value at mount time, with 0
>   indicating that atime should always be updated. This is very similar to
>   the scheme implemented by gfs2. In the future, I'd like to see a "relative
>   atime" mode, which functions in the manner described by Valerie Henson at:
> 
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/8/25/380
> 
I'd like to second that. [adding Val Henson to the "to"] What (if
anything) remains to be done before the relative atime patch is ready to
go upstream? I'm happy to help out here if required,

Steve.


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