Re: [CFT] Unbork fs.h + per-fs supers

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 04:54:39 EST

On Sat, 5 Jan 2002, Daniel Phillips wrote:

> Adding VFS support for per-fs superblock size was dead simple compared to
> doing the inodes because superblocks are few enough that no slab cache is
> needed, and also because of cleanup Al had already done.


First of all, exporting size of superblock is wrong, since the entire
->read_super() mechanism is going to be replaced with ->get_super(type, ...)
(get_sb_...() becoming commonly used instances of the method). Moreover,
freeing superblock is very likely to become a method (for quite a few

Please, don't turn fs type into a bloody mess. It's bad enough as it
is; at least don't add the stuff that will go away anyway.

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