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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: exfat: add exfat filesystem code to staging
On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 11:50:19AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> I did try just that, a few years ago, and gave up on it. I don't think
> it can be added to the existing vfat code base but I am willing to be
> proven wrong.

And what exactly was the problem?

>
> Now that we have the specs, it might be easier, and the vfat spec is a
> subset of the exfat spec, but to get stuff working today, for users,
> it's good to have it in staging. We can do the normal, "keep it in
> stable, get a clean-room implementation merged like usual, and then
> delete the staging version" three step process like we have done a
> number of times already as well.
>
> I know the code is horrible, but I will gladly take horrible code into
> staging. If it bothers you, just please ignore it. That's what staging
> is there for :)

And then after a while you decide it's been long enough and force move
it out of staging like the POS erofs code?

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