Re: ext4 support
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 02:11:34AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Saturday 10 January 2009, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I realised I'd forgotten about the kernel udebs (we do those
> > differently in Ubuntu so it slipped my mind). Should I just add ext4 to
> > kernel-wedge/modules/ext3-modules, by analogy with the way I added ext4
> > support to partman-ext3? Although again it perhaps feels a little odd,
> > it would involve the smallest source change, would avoid a pass through
> > NEW for kernel udebs on all architectures when we get round to
> > uploading all this, and generally seems as if it'd save hassle.
> It would have been nice to have a bit more time to comment on such a
> substantial patch, but well.
I didn't think it was actually very complicated or non-obvious, despite
the size, which is why I went ahead.
> I would strongly suggest to at least not actually _show_ ext4 as an option
> as long as not all blockers are fixed, i.e. not yet list it in
> valid_filesystems (IIRC). That will allow us to upload partman-ext3 if
> needed without having to worry about confusing users.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]