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Date:   Mon, 9 Aug 2021 23:47:08 -0700
From:   "Darrick J. Wong" <>
To:     Kari Argillander <>
Cc:     Konstantin Komarov <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v27 00/10] NTFS read-write driver GPL implementation by
 Paragon Software

On Tue, Aug 10, 2021 at 08:46:37AM +0300, Kari Argillander wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 04:49:33PM +0300, Konstantin Komarov wrote:
> > This patch adds NTFS Read-Write driver to fs/ntfs3.
> > 
> > Having decades of expertise in commercial file systems development and huge
> > test coverage, we at Paragon Software GmbH want to make our contribution to
> > the Open Source Community by providing implementation of NTFS Read-Write
> > driver for the Linux Kernel.
> > 
> > This is fully functional NTFS Read-Write driver. Current version works with
> > NTFS(including v3.1) and normal/compressed/sparse files and supports journal replaying.
> > 
> > We plan to support this version after the codebase once merged, and add new
> > features and fix bugs. For example, full journaling support over JBD will be
> > added in later updates.
> I'm not expert but I have try to review this series best I can and have
> not found any major mistakes which prevents merging. Yeah there are
> couple bugs but because this is not going to replace NTFS driver just
> yet then IMO it is best that merge will happend sooner so development
> fot others get easier. I will also try to review future patches (from
> Paragon and others), test patches and make contribution at my own for this
> driver. So please use
> Reviewed by: Kari Argillander <>

Nit: there's supposed to be a dash between 'Reviewed' and 'by'.

That said, thanks for putting your name out there! :)


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