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Date:   Mon, 18 Oct 2021 17:22:24 +0200
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Coly Li <>
Cc:     Arnd Bergmann <>, Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Jens Axboe <>,
        Kent Overstreet <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [v2] bcache: hide variable-sized types from uapi
 header check

On Mon, Oct 18, 2021 at 10:42:37PM +0800, Coly Li wrote:
> I am quite open for this idea. It is in uapi directory before I maintain 
> bcache. I just though the header fines on-media format should go into 
> include/uapi/, but if this is not the restricted rule, it is fine for me to 
> move this header to drivers/md/bcache/.

Treating the on-disk definitions as a UAPI doesn't make much sense to
me.  I like keeping it in a separate header to make clear what is the
on-disk format and what is just in core, but it should normally live
with the rest of the code.

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