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SubjectRe: PATCH reiser4 support for Linux 5.8.10
On 09/24/2020 07:21 PM, David Niklas wrote:
> I'm a kernel dev newbie. Please double check my work if in doubt.
> The patch for reiser4 support for Linux 5.8.1 didn't apply to 5.8.10. It
> needed only a one line change, but because of all the fuzzy matching and
> offset matching I thought I'd make a new one.
> The file that failed to patch is fs/fs-writeback.c. A struct got one of
> it's members removed. As the entire struct was removed by the patch

Hi David,

Precisely speaking, it is not removed, but moved to a header file.

Anyway, I guess that the missing member wasn't used by reiser4, so feel
free to ignore it.


> thought it good to ignore the missing member instead of trying to dig up
> what it was used for and why it was removed.
> Thanks,
> David

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