Re: [Ext2-devel] Re: PATCH ext2 unbork fs.h (part 1/7)

From: Andreas Dilger (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 19:17:39 EST

On Jan 07, 2002 18:46 -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> I greatly prefer function pointers to [possibly] generic obj management
> code, to storing object sizes. Some filesystem is inevitably going to
> want to do something even more clever with inode allocation. My method
> gives developers the freedom to experiement with inode alloc to their
> heart's desires, without affecting any other filesystem.

Oh, I totally agree. I think stacking filesystems will generally want to
be able to do their own inode-private allocation.

Cheers, Andreas

Andreas Dilger

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