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SubjectRe: PATCH reiser4 support for Linux 5.8.10
On Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:34:19 +0200
edward.shishkin@gmail.com wrote:
> 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.
>
> Thanks,
> Edward.
>
>
> I
> > 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
> >
>

Duh! I wanted to send you guys the patch so you could place it on
sourceforge.
Here it is.

Thanks for clarifying,
David
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