From: Paul Jackson
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 22:07:23 EST

James wrote:
> Any chance of splitting it out?

Responding to your post, but I guess it's really Oracle I'm asking:

On my first glance just now at the git-ocfs patch, I was surprised that
what seemed to be separable facilities were combined into one patch. I
see a file system, a lock manager (is that what DLM stands for - please
spell out acronyms) and a configuration file system.

+ - directory containing configfs documentation and example code.
+ - info on the userspace interface to the OCFS2 DLM.
+ - info and mount options for the OCFS2 clustered filesystem.

These combine to make a 45 thousand line patch. That's a big patch.
Only the netdev and reiser4 patches (and the combined linus.patch)
are bigger.

Shouldn't these be 3 patches, or more?

I won't rest till it's the best ...
Programmer, Linux Scalability
Paul Jackson <pj@xxxxxxx> 1.925.600.0401
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