[PATCH 0/6] Extended file stat system call
J. Bruce Fields
bfields at fieldses.org
Fri Apr 27 09:10:57 MDT 2012
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 11:13:06PM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> Right now it is, but there's ben patches in the past to introduce
> project quotas to ext4. That didn't go far because it was done in a
> way that was semantically different to XFS (for no reason that I
> could understand) and nobody wanted two different sets of semantics
> for the "same" feature. The most common use of project quotas is to
> implement sub-tree quotas,
(Though it's also useful as a way to do safe subtree NFS exports).
> which is probably of more interest to
> btrfs folks as it is an exact match for per-subvolume quotas.
> So, yes, I do see it as something generically useful - it's a
> feature that a lot of people use XFS specifically for....
> Dave Chinner
> david at fromorbit.com
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