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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] fs/efs: Follow kernel style guide
On Fri, Feb 05, 2021 at 11:37:46PM +0100, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 11:26 PM Amy Parker <enbyamy@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 5:1 AM David Sterba <dsterba@suse.cz> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, Feb 04, 2021 at 08:52:14PM -0800, Amy Parker wrote:
> > > > As the EFS driver is old and non-maintained,
> > >
> > > Is anybody using EFS on current kernels? There's not much point updating
> > > it to current coding style, deleting fs/efs is probably the best option.
> > >
> >
> > Wouldn't be surprised if there's a few systems out there that haven't
> > migrated at all.
>
> Before ripping it from the kernel source you could do a FUSE port of EFS.
> That way old filesystems can still get used on Linux.

Agreed, replacing the obsolete filesystems by FUSE implementations would
be great. Regarding EFS I got pointed to
https://github.com/sophaskins/efs2tar that allows to access the old IRIX
CDs (can be found on archive.org), so there's something.

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