Re: [PATCH] new quota code

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 01:21:26 EST

On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 07:02:42PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > [1] This also mean completely dropping support for the interim ABI
> > used in the early 32bit quota patches as it's mutally incompatible
> > to the old ABI. But we never ever shipped that in any mainline kernels
> > so there's no problem.
> "no problem" being defined here as "multiple vendors shipped it but I
> don't care", right?

no problem as in this was neve supported in mainline and we don't need
to introduce a third quota ABI to official kernels. The old ABI is
still supported and the 2.5 one in addition.

> Why do we need a third (fourth?) 2.4 quota abi/api floating around?

We don't. We support the old one and the 2.5 one.

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