Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote: > On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 10:39:52AM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote: >> Eric Sandeen wrote: >>> e2fsck doesn't expect to find char, block, fifo, or socket >>> files with the extent flag set, so clear that in ext4_mknod. >>> >>> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >>> --- >>> >>> Index: linux-2.6.24/fs/ext4/namei.c >>> =================================================================== >>> --- linux-2.6.24.orig/fs/ext4/namei.c >>> +++ linux-2.6.24/fs/ext4/namei.c >>> @@ -1766,6 +1766,7 @@ retry: >>> #ifdef CONFIG_EXT4DEV_FS_XATTR >>> inode->i_op = &ext4_special_inode_operations; >>> #endif >>> + EXT4_I(inode)->i_flags &= ~EXT4_EXTENTS_FL; >>> err = ext4_add_nondir(handle, dentry, inode); >>> } >>> ext4_journal_stop(handle); >> now that I think about it; perhaps it would be better to put this logic >> into ext4_new_inode, rather than setting it by default and clearing it >> here... that way new_inode() has all the logic about whether or not a >> particular type of file is in extents format. >> > > How about enabling it only for directory and regular files rather than > enabling it globally and then disabling the flag for symlink and device > files ?
I think that makes sense. -Eric - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-ext4" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html