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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/13] add the latest exfat driver
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On Wed, 13 Nov 2019 03:17:47 -0500, Namjae Jeon said:
> This adds the latest Samsung exfat driver to fs/exfat. This is an
> implementation of the Microsoft exFAT specification. Previous versions
> of this shipped with millions of Android phones, an a random previous
> snaphot has been merged in drivers/staging/.
>
> Compared to the sdfat driver shipped on the phones the following changes
> have been made:
>
> - the support for vfat has been removed as that is already supported
> by fs/fat
> - driver has been renamed to exfat
> - the code has been refactored and clean up to fully integrate into
> the upstream Linux version and follow the Linux coding style
> - metadata operations like create, lookup and readdir have been further
> optimized
> - various major and minor bugs have been fixed
>
> We plan to treat this version as the future upstream for the code base
> once merged, and all new features and bug fixes will go upstream first.

For the record, I'm totally OK with this and glad to see more up-to-date code
than the codebase I was working from.
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