[haiku-development] Re: Separate ext3 from ext2?

  • From: "Stephan Assmus" <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2010 16:34:42 +0200


> I'll start implementing journal read support into the ext2 code, however
>  it will then be some kind of ext2/3 hybrid. Should I start changing the
> current ext2 code and then later rename to ext3, or start now from a
> separate "clone" of the ext2 code? The main point is if the current ext2 
> directory
> should be leaved intact, at least until ext3 is stable. Thanks,

Cloning it and renaming it to ext3 with the intention to remove ext2 later 
seems like a sensible approach to me. The ext3 jam target can simply be 
excluded from the default images until it is ready.

Best regards,

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