From: Mark Fasheh
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 13:40:06 EST

Hi James,

Thanks for looking over this.

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 02:03:35PM -0400, James Morris wrote:
> The masklog code looks potentially useful outside of ocfs2, as a general
> kernel facility. Any chance of splitting it out?
Absolutely. We've found that stuff invaluable in debugging issues for a
while now, and as far as I recall, Zach wrote it with the idea that it could
be useful to other folks too. I think the only issue to resolve there would
be how other subsystems reserve a debugging bit...

> Quibbles:
> - A lot of the macros should probably be replaced with static inlines,
> - Approx. 80 typedefs. ouch.
Heh, we're slowly removing those :)

Mark Fasheh
Senior Software Developer, Oracle

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