[PATCH] staging: exfat: add exfat filesystem code to

Sergey Senozhatsky sergey.senozhatsky.work at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 08:51:34 UTC 2019


On (09/18/19 10:26), 'Greg KH' wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 03:33:04PM +0900, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
> > On (09/18/19 08:16), 'Greg KH' wrote:
> > [..]
> > > > Note, that Samsung is still improving sdfat driver. For instance,
> > > > what will be realeased soon is sdfat v2.3.0, which will include support
> > > > for "UtcOffset" of "File Directory Entry", in order to satisfy
> > > > exFAT specification 7.4.
> > >
> > [..]
> > > If Samsung wishes to use their sdfat codebase as the "seed" to work from
> > > for this, please submit a patch adding the latest version to the kernel
> > > tree and we can compare and work from there.
> > 
> > Isn't it what Ju Hyung did? He took sdfat codebase (the most recent
> > among publicly available) as the seed, cleaned it up a bit and submitted
> > as a patch.
> 
> He did?  I do not see a patch anywhere, what is the message-id of it?

Sorry. No, he did not. I somehow thought that he did, but it seems that
I just looked at his github and emails.

> > Well, technically, Valdis did the same, it's just he forked a slightly
> > more outdated (and not anymore used by Samsung) codebase.
> 
> He took the "best known at the time" codebase, as we had nothing else to
> work with.

Well, then Valdis probably took it a long long time ago. Current
"best known" is v2.2, publicly available under GPLv2 at opensource.samsung.com

	-ss


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