Re: [RFC] Unbork fs.h, 1 of 4

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 17:48:37 EST

On January 6, 2002 11:37 pm, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> I share the opinion of a couple others, to use generic_ip and
> generic_sbp. That's what they are there for.

That approach is workable but inferior.

> May I suggest the course of action whereby you convert the code to use
> ext2_sb(sb) and ext2_i(inode) first, without changing fs.h at all. That
> lays the groundwork for arguing out the final solution, and the code is
> much cleaner either way.
> I have not seen anyone arguing -against- ext2_sb() and ext2_i()
> cleanups... they seem to make the code obviously more clean.
> After those cleanups go in, your further "unbork fs.h" patches will be
> smaller and only show the core changes you are interested in.

Patches (2) and (3), which implement the 'ext2_i' and 'ext2_s' changes
respectively, apply independently of the patch (1), the VFS changes. Did you
read my posting?

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