[PATCH 00/79] fs: new accessors for inode->i_ctime

Luis Chamberlain mcgrof at kernel.org
Sat Jul 1 08:11:42 AEST 2023

On Wed, Jun 21, 2023 at 03:21:41PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jun 2023 10:45:05 -0400
> Jeff Layton <jlayton at kernel.org> wrote:
> > Most of this conversion was done via coccinelle, with a few of the more
> > non-standard accesses done by hand. There should be no behavioral
> > changes with this set. That will come later, as we convert individual
> > filesystems to use multigrain timestamps.
> BTW, Linus has suggested to me that whenever a conccinelle script is used,
> it should be included in the change log.

Sometimes people like the coccinelle included in the commit, sometimes
people don't [0], it really ends up being up to a subjective maintainer
preference. A compromise could be to use git notes as these are
optional, however if we want to go down that path we should try to make
a general consensus on it so we can send a consistent message.

[0] https://lore.kernel.org/all/20230512073100.GC32559@twin.jikos.cz/


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