Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 12:51:21PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> Theodore Ts'o wrote:
>>> The following patch is a work in progress, but I'm sending it out so
>>> folks can take a look at it and comment on the general approach.
>>> What this does is change how mke2fs -T works so it can take a comma
>>> separated list, so you can do things like this:
>>>       mke2fs -T ext4,small,news
>> Is there some hierarchy of what these options are and how they fit
>> together?  i.e. small & news might go together (in bizarro world...) but
>> "small,large" wouldn't make sense - nor would -T ext3,ext4.  Or, if
>> somebody stores mail & news on the same fs, nad they say -T mail,news
>> but the mail & news types have conflicting directives...
>> how will you define what an acceptable composite of subtypes will be?
> There are only three things which mke2fs will do, in my design:

I apologize if I was too quick to ask a dumb question rather than
atually read through the patch, but thank you for the text explanation :)

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