Re: Reiser4 for Linux-2.6.36

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dimas wrote:
> that sounds good! but as i remember, you've mentioned some issues about 2.6.35
> earlier, which were to be fixed. among them there was the troble with loop
> devices. how about this?

yes, this has been fixed in .36

>  and there was a mail here where author complained about
> problems after moving from 34 to 35. is 36 version more stable or it is better
> to still rely on 34.7, which works nice for me?
>   

I think that moving to .36 is a must, however I don't test
released stuff well enough, so, please keep a possibility
to roll back to previous stuff and report, if any problems.

> Edward Shishkin ÐÐÑÐÑ:
>   
>> Changes since 2.6.35:
>>
>> . Fixed ->write_end() method: the old one didn't update i_size, and this
>>  resulted in empty files and "orphan" items. The problem took place only
>>  for splice users (loop devices, pipe2, etc).
>>
>> . Implemented ->sync_fs() method of super operations. Since introducing a
>>  new per-bdi flushing stuff reiser4 wasn't able to perform sync on umount.
>>  Now such sync is performed by reiser4_sync_fs().
>>
>> . Fixed an old bug which led to non-deletable directories.
>>
>> . Fixed an old bug in tail conversion, which led to data corruption when
>>  running in disk space pressure situations.
>>
>> Please, find at
>> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/edward/reiser4/reiser4-for-2.6/
>>     
>
>   

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