Subject: Re: kernel filesystem code move
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/02/2003 10:00:40
On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, Chuck Silvers wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 03:40:21PM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> > I'd like to know what is general opinion of what should be
> > done with the rest of filesystems.
> hi,
> leaving aside the issue of CVS's shortcomings with regard to
> source tree rearrangement, I think that if we're consolidating
> file system code in one place, it would make the most sense
> to be consistent and move it all there.  yes, this means that
> people would need to look in multiple places to find the history
> of the code, but that's not difficult.  if avoiding this was
> all that important, we shouldn't have moved any of it.
> in the long run, I think that having a more consistent
> arrangement will be for the best.

While I can maybe see an excuse for leaving ufs and nfs alone, I agree if
we are moving stuff to fs/, we should move it all. If we have fs/, we
souldn't have miscfs/ anymore.

Take care,